Breastfeeding advice

Brilliant post by my friend Jenna on breastfeeding advice!

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After speaking to many new mums it became apparent that there isn’t enough info given during pregnancy about the realities of breastfeeding. I’m glad I’ve been quite public on Facebook and Instagram about the fact I’m breastfeeding because it’s meant a couple of people have felt able to reach out and ask me for help or tips. Some of this I learnt from a friend of mine, who’s little girl is 6months older than Harvey and has been wonderfully helpful during not just our breastfeeding journey but absolutely anything I’ve needed help with.

You’ve gone through labour and there is suddenly a tiny human in your arms. As soon as possible skin to skin, and hope baby knows what to do, because it seems we certainly don’t.
Ask for help. There are breast feeding peer workers, health visitors, midwives all around to help. Some better than others. Having breastfed doesn’t…

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