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How to breastfeed

Everyone's breastfeeding experience is different, so we all need a little guidance at the start. Knowing when to respond to your baby's signs they're hungry, practice and building up your confidence are the keys to successful breastfeeding. You'll find all the info you need for planning to breastfeed in the links below.

Am I doing it right?

Breastfeeding is something you and your baby will get the hang of together. It just takes a little time, support, and patience. It's important to get the basics of positioning and attachment right, as this means your baby will be able to feed more effectively. Each mum has to find out what works for them, their baby, and their family - we have lots of info and advice to help you below.

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Last updated: 20 May, 2019