Off to a good start:
all you need to know about
breastfeeding your baby
HPA, December 2004. This is a revised version of a book which
was originally published in April 2004.
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, 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. This revised edition
includes updated advice on breastfeeding and bed-sharing.
20cm x 20cm, 60 pages, book
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. Some information has changed since this publication, so please refer to the latest version (2008).