Off to a good start: all you need to know about breastfeeding your baby
HPA, July 2008.
This is a reprint of Off to a good start: all you need to know about breastfeeding your baby, February 2008.
This comprehensive resource presents the reasons why mothers and babies benefit from breastfeeding and explains how to breastfeed successfully. It covers issues including how breastfeeding works, positioning and attachment, how to know if breastfeeding is going well, expressing milk, breastfeeding and babies in special care, advice on breastfeeding and bed-sharing, dealing with common problems, fitting breastfeeding into your life, and going back to work. It also provides details of other sources of information and advice and includes information on the Breastfeeding welcome here scheme.
20cm x 20cm, 60 pages, book
PDF available here (938kb)
Pregnant women and new mothers
This book was adapted from a resource originally produced by Health Scotland (formerly the Health Education Board for Scotland). It will be distributed to pregnant women via their antenatal visits.