Author: Friends Of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Tips: By Mums, For Mums…

  1. Support is the key to successful breastfeeding, having a support network in place before baby arrives really helps. Hook up with your local La Leche League or Cuidiú group before the big day comes along.  Even seeing other mothers breastfeeding can be a huge benefit. 2. Have confidence in yourself and your body’s ability to fully sustain your new arrival – Your body has grown this baby for 9 months, it is now well able to feed it! 3. Breastfed babies grow as nature intends them to grow – once your baby latched on well and feeding well, has...

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Breastfeeding and Back To Work

Breastfeeding and Back To Work Under Section 9 of the Maternity Protection (Amendment) Act 2004 certain women in employment who are breastfeeding are entitled to take time off work each day in order to breastfeed. The provision applies to all women in employment who have given birth within the previous 6 months (26 weeks). Breastfeeding at Work and the law Ireland Breastfeeding and Work HSE discusses the practicalities of breastfeeding and returning to work An Article from the Dr. Sears Website about tips for mothers returning to the workplace while breastfeeding 20 Tips for Breastfeeding at Work A Kellymom article...

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Breastfeeding Basics 12 Months +

Breastfeeding a toddler or older child We searched far and wide across the internet to bring you these articles to help make sense of yours and you baby’s first year together.  We hope you enjoy reading them and take the time to check out the websites we collected them from. Breastfeeding Your Toddler  Everything you ever wanted to know about nursing an older baby or child. Breastfeeding during pregnancy and tandem nursing Why Breastfeed your Toddler? Breastfeeding a toddler by Dr Jack Newman WHO recommendations on duration of breastfeeding   General Information Components of Human Milk Ever wonder exactly...

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