Most babies are keen to feed in the first 90 minutes after they are born especially if they are in skin-to-skin contact with their mum. If your baby is too sleepy to take this first feed or needs medical attention, it's a good idea to ask your healthcare team to show you how to hand express and … [Read more...] about Signs of effective feeding in the early days
Dechrau cynnar Daliwch eich baban croen wrth groen cyn gynted ag y bydd wedi ei eni. Anogwch eich babi i fwydo ar y fron cyn gynted â phosibl. Cydio • Gwnewch yn siŵr eich bod yn gyfforddus ac wedi ymlacio – eisteddwch neu gorweddwch gyda rhywbeth yn cynnal eich cefn. • Cadwch eich bron … [Read more...] about Bwydo ar y fron
Mae bwydo ar y fron yn normal a naturiol ond efallai y bydd yn cymryd amser i chi a’ch baban ddysgu. Bwydwch ar y fron yn gynnar Bwydwch ar y fron yn aml Colostrwm Dysgwch i fwydo ar y fron yn gyfforddus Gadewch iddo gymryd llaeth nes yn llawn Chwiliwch am arwyddion ei fod yn llwglyd Rhowch … [Read more...] about Hanfodion Bwydo ar y Fron
Sut allwch chi ddweud os yw’ch babi’n cael digon o laeth? Mewn byd ble mae popeth wedi ei fesur, gall methu gweld faint o laeth mae’ch bronnau’n cynhyrchu beri gofid i chi. Dilynwch eich babi, nid y llyfr Magu pwysau Clytiau budr? Pa mor aml ydych chi’n bwydo ar y fron? Babi … [Read more...] about A yw fy mabi’n cael digon o laeth?
Dear Mama, I’m coming soon, to be with you, and there are some things I wish you knew, about feeding me, and how we can be together. I come hard-wired to feed, and usually, you won’t need to do very much but follow my cues, you’ll need to learn those, watch and see my rose-budded lips … [Read more...] about Dear Mama
All babies need to be fed little and often in the early days. A baby needs to feed frequently, and may or may not offer feeding cues. Trying to visualise numbers can be a distraction, and we have taken the decision to stop using our milk volume posters because we were concerned they might lead … [Read more...] about How much milk does a newborn need at each breastfeed?
Getting your baby positioned and attached comfortably at the breast is an art—mothers often say it takes a little while for breastfeeding to feel entirely comfortable and natural, even if they’ve breastfed before. In the past girls grew up learning about breastfeeding by watching mothers in their … [Read more...] about Positioning & Attachment
Hold your baby skin-to-skin as soon as he is born. Encourage him to breastfeed as soon as possible. Latching on Get comfortable and relaxed—sit or lie with your back well supported. Keep your breast at its natural level. Bring baby to breast, not breast to baby. Keep baby’s head and … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding Your Baby – Easy Read
Breastmilk is amazing. It has everything a growing baby needs in exactly the right amounts and baby can easily digest it all. Research shows that a baby who is not breastfed is more likely to suffer from illnesses and diseases, both as a child and later in life. Can anyone … [Read more...] about Amazing Milk, Best For Everyone
Estelle’s baby’s birth didn’t go to plan and they battled with getting breastfeeding started. Here, she writes about their path through a rocky first few weeks. I had decided long before my daughter was born that I was going to breastfeed: I spent a lot of time educating myself at antenatal … [Read more...] about When something just isn’t right