Publication name: Off to a Good Start: all you need to know about breastfeeding
Date: 08 December 2015
Description: This booklet aims to help pregnant women, new mums and their families make decisions about how they will feed their baby.

It gives information and practical advice about developing a close and loving relationship with your baby; preparing for breastfeeding when you are pregnant; the benefits of breastfeeding; the difference between breast milk and formula; skin-to-skin contact at birth and the first magical hour; how breastfeeding works (including positioning and attachment); breastfeeding when you are out and about; going back to work and a troubleshooting guide.
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Off to a Good Start - Polish - Nov15.PDF   [11.41 MB]

Polish language version

Off to a Good Start - Nov15.pdf   [8.34 MB]

English language version

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