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Dressing for Breastfeeding – Top Tips from the Bshirt

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Dressing for Breastfeeding – Top Tips from the Bshirt

Dressing for Breastfeeding – Top Tips from the Bshirt     Multi award-winning, The Bshirt has been created by two mums passionate about improving women's confidence while breastfeeding in public. Proven to help new mums breastfeed more confidently, more comfortably and ultimately for longer, it’s been designed by mums for mums. As this week marks National Breastfeeding Week (20th – 26th June), co-founders and mumpreneurs Lisa and Philippa share their top tips with us for what to wear when breastfeeding…   We recently launched with innovative shopping destination site for mums NINERY and they have a huge selection of breastfeeding...

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5 Breastfeeding struggles and how to overcome them by Amy Gunner

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5 Breastfeeding struggles and how to overcome them by Amy Gunner

Whilst pregnant with my first baby I remember reading and hearing all this advice about all the benefits of breastfeeding, but I don’t remember hearing all the struggles that can occur along the way and how to overcome them. I had either heard how people had breastfed and been successful with it, or how people had problems and gave up.  Due to pre-eclampsia I was induced 20 days before due date and ended up having an emergency C-Section, many people can find themselves in the same position as I did (needing a section). So, it’s important that you are prepared...

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8 Ways To Support Your Milk Supply - Happy National Breastfeeding Week

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8 Ways To Support Your Milk Supply  - Happy National Breastfeeding Week

In aid of National Breastfeeding Week, we thought a post on breastfeeding was rather apt so here we go... Breastfeeding is the most natural thing in the world but for some women, it can be a struggle and take some time, effort and perseverance to succeed. One of the things that comes up time and time again is “not having enough milk”; I hear it from so many new mums who felt that they had to give up breastfeeding due to a low milk supply.  Many new mums can feel anxious about breastfeeding, it’s quite common to be worried “if...

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How to breastfeed with twins

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How to breastfeed with twins

Breastfeeding just one baby can be difficult for some new mums, so the thought of breastfeeding twins may leave you in a cold sweat. Here’s how to approach breastfeeding twins:     1. Believing is key to success     Gain some confidence and self-belief that you can do this! Read as much as you can about breastfeeding and contact other breastfeeding mums through local breastfeeding support groups or Breastfeeding Cafes - they will be a fountain of knowledge. Speak to your Midwife – some areas provide NHS breastfeeding classes during pregnancy and some hospitals even have a dedicated multiple...

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How to make Breastfeeding more comfortable

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How to make Breastfeeding more comfortable

Breastfeeding can be beautiful and easy when it works but in the early days when mum and baby are both learning the ropes it can lead to aches and pains in all sorts of places which can make the process stressful. Here are some tips for making breastfeeding more comfortable: Sit with your back against the back of the chair or put cushions behind you to support your back. Bring baby into you – don’t lean forwards to make your nipple reach baby’s mouth as this puts extra strain on your back. Don’t rely on breastfeeding pillows – if you...

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