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All About Breastfeeding Frequently Asked Questions
Number of questions: 54

All About Breastfeeding

Will I get help with breastfeeding while I’m in hospital midwives response

When will my milk come in? midwives response

Should I put my baby to the breast as soon as she's handed to me after the birth? midwives response

What is colostrum? midwives response

Are breastfed babies really healthier? midwives response

How is breast milk produced? midwives response

I’m expecting twins – can I still breastfeed? midwives response

I’m having a Caesarean and have heard that it’s harder to breastfeed at the beginning – is this true? midwives response

Will I need a special bra? midwives response

All mums want to do their best and I’m told breast feeding is best for my baby – is this still the case as there are so may different feeds around? midwives response

I’m looking forward to breastfeeding – How can I best prepare for this? midwives response

How will I know when my baby is in the right position? midwives response

How often should I breastfeed my baby? midwives response

What if my baby is not getting enough milk? midwives response

Do I have to watch what I eat and drink if I’m breastfeeding? midwives response

What can I do to help my baby get enough milk? midwives response

I want to go back to work 6 weeks after the birth – Is it worth starting to breastfeed? midwives response

When can I start expressing? midwives response

Help! my breasts are like huge beach balls - will they stay like this if I go on breastfeeding? midwives response

I get wet patches on my clothes and find breastfeeding so messy. Do you have any advice? midwives response

Can all women breastfeed? My mum says she wasn't able to. midwives response

How long will it take to breastfeed my baby? midwives response

I think my baby has a cold which is making it difficult for him to feed. How can I make things easier? midwives response

Will I have difficulty breastfeeding with flat nipples? midwives response

Will breastfeeding help me get my figure back? midwives response

I'm breastfeeding and my baby has thrush, am I likely to get this too? midwives response

I am worried that I don't have enough milk because my baby wants to feed all the time. What is normal? midwives response

Is it possible to breastfeed twins? midwives response

Can I breastfeed my adopted baby? midwives response

I am breastfeeding, should I also give my baby water? midwives response

My baby has a cleft palate, can I still breastfeed? midwives response

What does 'engorgement' mean? midwives response

Should I still continue to breastfeed if I am poorly? midwives response

When will I be able to stop giving night feeds? midwives response

How do milk banks work? midwives response

When should I stop breastfeeding? midwives response

I am taking prescribed drugs. Is it unsafe to continue breastfeeding? midwives response

Can I breastfeed my premature baby? midwives response

Is the 'Contraceptive Pill' safe to take while I am breastfeeding? midwives response

How long should I breastfeed for? midwives response

I want to breastfeed but I am just so tired! Any advice? midwives response

I have had a boob job, can I still breastfeed? midwives response

How much help will I need to breastfeed? midwives response

How can I be sure my baby is getting enough? midwives response

I feel really embarrassed when I'm out and about and need to breastfeed, what can you suggest? midwives response

How do you express breast milk? midwives response

I had an injection during my labour for pain relief. The midwife said this might make my baby sleepy for a few hours. Will it stop me breastfeeding? midwives response

Will I have to stop breastfeeding when I go back to work? midwives response

How do you avoid getting sore nipples? midwives response

What are the benefits of breastfeeding for the mother? midwives response

What are the benefits to my baby if I breastfeed? midwives response

I am lactose intolerant. Could this be passed onto my baby - could she be allergic to my breast milk? midwives response

Do I need to take any supplements whilst breast-feeding? midwives response

Is it OK to exercise if I'm breastfeeding? midwives response

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