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Preparing to Breastfeed!

 

breastfeedingWhilst it is certainly true that breastfeeding is a natural and instinctive skill it is not always true that it will come ‘naturally’.  Personal experience has highlighted breastfeeding as one of the most rewarding experiences life has to offer, but it has also taught me that support and knowledge are key to a successful breastfeeding relationship.  It is most likely that you will have an easy and straightforward breastfeeding experience but it is also very possible that you may stumble across a few hurdles on your way.  With only 10% of Irish mums continuing to breastfeed after four months it is clear that our support networks are somewhat lacking.  Continue reading


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Shells, shields, and pads!

Shells, shields, and pads! Sounds like an armies’ artillery checklist but it’s actually a list of items which can make the life of a breast feeding mum so much easier!
Here’s an explanation of what each of them do and how they can help!

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