When you have early breastfeeding problems, it can feel as if it’s “all gone wrong” and the dreams you had about feeding your baby are in ruins. Fortunately, babies are very adaptable and resilient, and so are their mothers! With time, patience and, if necessary, skilled help, it is almost always … [Read more...] about Getting breastfeeding on track after a difficult start – the “3 Keeps”
Although most mothers are able to produce enough milk for their babies’ needs you may have concerns about your own supply. Perhaps you and your baby had a difficult start or were not given the support you needed to establish breastfeeding. Or all may have seemed to be going well until your baby’s … [Read more...] about My baby needs more milk
While it’s good to have plenty of milk, it can be a real problem if you produce much more milk than your baby needs. Your baby may seem to be thriving, gaining as much as 400g (14oz) in a week; but he may also be unhappy or uncomfortable. Many mothers worry about having too little milk, but for a … [Read more...] about Too Much Milk and Oversupply
How do you tell if your baby is getting enough milk? In a world where everything is measured, it can be nerve-wracking when you can’t see how much milk your breasts are making. Follow your baby not the book Weight gain Dirty nappies How frequently are you breastfeeding? Sleepy … [Read more...] about Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?