Vernix

Vernix

Vernix is a thick, protective layer covering your newborn baby's skin, and is developed whilst in the womb. It is important in preventing chapping ...

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Expressing Guide

Expressing Guide

   Once your milk is established (around 4-6 weeks) you may find there are times when you would like to express breastmilk with a breast pump. ...

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Breastfeeding and Covid-19

Breastfeeding and Covid-19

  The RCOG states that ‘person-to-person spread is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sne...

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Galactogues

Galactogues

  Galactagogues are foods, herbs or medications that may help to increase breastmilk supply. The use of a galactagogue requires consultation w...

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Kama’s Story

Kama’s Story

  My daughter was born on the 6th of September. I was so absolutely determined to breastfeed her as I had failed with my first many years before...

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