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What makes a mom breastfeed?

The health benefits of breastfeeding are well-known and yet there are many other factors that influence a mother's decision on whether to breastfeed or not.

Your complete guide to breastfeeding

After the delivery of your baby, a breastfeeding consultant, your midwife or a maternity ward nurse will guide you slowly through the steps of breastfeeding.

Why breast is best

We’ve all heard that “breast is best” and that breastmilk provides infants with a nutritionally balanced diet. But why is breastfeeding so important?

Caring for your breasts

Many people make a great fuss over breast care and recommend all sorts of potions and lotions. If your baby is latched correctly, breastfeeding will be painless.

Why babies should be massaged

Massaging your baby is a wonderful way of making special time for him/her, and a good way to strengthen your bond.

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Breastfeeding in public

Should or shouldn't you breastfeed in public? If you do, here are some handy hints to make it easier for you and those around you.

Handy tips for successful breastfeeding

Many mothers think that breastfeeding is the easiest part of motherhood. But, like most other things, practise makes perfect. Here are a few tips to ensure success.

Breastfeeding questions answered

Breastfeeding should be natural for women, right? Most new moms struggle to perfect the technique. We asked some experts to answer moms' most frequently asked questions.

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