Breastfeeding. Naturally.

All expectant and new mums, whether its your first baby or your 10th!

Partners, families, whanau, aiga and other supporters who play a role in supporting and encouraging mums to breastfeed.

Maternity carers and other health professionals and support groups who have a role in supporting and encouraging mums to breastfeed.

Chapter 1: Preparing for Birth

  • Introduction
  • Health benefits of breastfeeding and how it helps protect form infections
  • Planning for breastfeeding

Chapter 2: Birth – Initiaiting Early Feeds

  • The first breastfeeds
  • The importance of skin-to-skin contact

Chapter 3: A Good Latch – Early Days

  • Practical advice and approaches to establishing breastfeeding
  • The art and science of a good latch
  • What to expect – dealing with early difficulties

Chapter 4: Managing Challenges

  • Practical explanations and solutions to common breastfeeding challenges

Chapter 5: Out and About

  • Getting out and about with baby

Chapter 6: For Partners, Family and Supporters

  • Ways others can help make breastfeeding easier and more enjoyable for mum and baby

Chapter 7: Returning to Work

  • Planning with your employer to return to work and continue breastfeeding
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