Breastfeeding Tips to help mum and baby
Mother and baby will learn the best way to breastfeed together, but our tips should help. Here’s a few easy steps to help mums establish breastfeeding successfully.
Antenatal Education - Discussing Feeding
This quick reference will give you a framework for discussion of infant feeding, the benefits of breastfeeding, and a framework for ensuring levels of support are in place for it to be successful.
Women in your care may be expressing for a number of reasons, and if baby is in hospital, or if she is expressing for a milk bank, there will be specific guidance which you should follow. Download this guide for your reference.
Engorgement, Blocked Ducts and Mastitis
Download this guide on engorgement, blocked ducts and mastitis designed to help you by giving you quick reference and reminders to be alert to in your care of women and babies.
Worrying About Weight?
When weight loss is an issue this reference guide may help you in your practice, or within some of the environments in which you work. It contains an easy-to-follow measurement tool to ensure that you can guide the women and babies within your care to safety.
Protecting & Prolonging Breastfeeding
This guide has been developed as a quick tool for you to use to help highlight when and how conversations about expressing milk or using a bottle might be useful to women, and how they might be responded to, in the best interests of mother and baby, and also in terms of midwives’ often-limited capacity to spend long hours addressing breastfeeding problems, whilst still protecting breastfeeding.