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Breastfeeding: Tips for a New Mum

Subjects discussed in this chapter include:

  1. Looking after You

  2. Eat, Drink and Be Merry

  3. Exercise: When and What

  4. Afternoon Rests - Essential for New Mummies

  5. Time for Mum

  6. Avoiding Mastitis and Sore Nipples


  7. The Mechanics of Feeding

  8. Correct Attachment

  9. The First few Days

  10. Two Sides of the Story

  11. Letdown - Too Fast or Too Slow?

  12. Length of Feeds - Efficient Feeder or Lazy Sucker?

  13. Burping


  14. Feeding Routines

  15. How Long Between Feeds?

  16. When is it Too Long - Or Too Short Between Feeds?

  17. How Flexible is Flexible?

  18. Night Feeds


  19. Breastfeeding for the Long Haul

  20. When the Supply Runs Low

  21. Can you Breastfeed for Longer than 6 Months?

  22. What about Fertility?

  23. When to Wean?

  24. Can you Breastfeed While Pregnant?

  25. Bottlefeeding


  26. Extra Bits

  27. Jaundice in Babies

  28. Biting Babies!

  29. Spitting Up

  30. Thar She Blows...!