Publication

Publication name: Off to a Good Start: all you need to know about breastfeeding
Date: 07 December 2016
Description: The booklet and posters aim to help pregnant women, new mums and their families make decisions about how they will feed their baby.

They give 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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Breast milk benefits Poster-02-16.pdf   [209.61 KB]

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Breast milk versus formula Poster-02-16.pdf   [292.26 KB]

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Comfortable postioning Poster-02-16.pdf   [155.99 KB]

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How do I express by hand Poster-02-16.pdf   [85.57 KB]

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How do I know my baby is hungry Poster-02-16.pdf   [190.87 KB]

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Magical hour Poster-02-16.pdf   [159.23 KB]

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Off to a good start-Dec2016-English.pdf   [7.25 MB]

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Off to a Good Start_Nov16_Polish.pdf   [11.36 MB]

Polish language version

Postitioning and attachment Poster-02-16.pdf   [94.49 KB]

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What's in a nappy Poster-02-16.pdf   [190.87 KB]

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