There are many reasons why a woman may choose to express her milk: a poorly baby who cannot take milk from the breast, a poorly mother who cannot breastfeed, to give sore nipples time to recover before resuming breastfeeding, or a mother who doesn’t want
Soon after your baby is born, after the first few days when colostrum (first milk) is produced, a mother’s milk will come in. This is when quantities of milk are produced for the baby. It takes a while for your body to gauge how much
Expressing breast milk can be a useful way to help relieve pressure when the breasts are full, or to allow your baby to be fed by you or someone else with a bottle. Expressing can also be vital for a poorly baby who may not
Current World Health Organization guidelines recommend that women who have miscarried wait more than six months before conceiving again. However, the BMJ study found that women who conceived sooner than the current WHO guidelines were less likely to have another miscarriage, termination or ectopic pregnancy. The researchers
Sleeping With and Feeding your Baby – The Safest Ways To Combine The Two As a new mum how do you make those vitally important decisions on whether or not it’s safe to share a bed with your baby while you are breastfeeding them?