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08 February 2011

Breastfeeding - the first few days

It is recommended that your baby should be latched onto your breast straight after birth, even after a caesarian section.

Breastfeeding is one of the most rewarding experiences of early motherhood.

You’ve probably heard people saying that the breast milk “comes in on the third day”. This means that the production of mature milk will start any time between the second and fifth day and it is quite normal for the mother’s breasts to increase in size when this happens.

 
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