Baby-led Breastfeeding: How to Make Breastfeeding Work - with Your Baby's Help

Baby-led Breastfeeding: How to Make Breastfeeding Work - with Your Baby's Help

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By (author) Gill Rapley, By (author) Tracey Murkett

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  • Publisher: VERMILION
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 216mm x 23mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 3 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0091935296
  • ISBN 13: 9780091935290
  • Sales rank: 158,360

Product description

Breastfeeding is easy when you follow your baby's natural instincts Forget stressful routines, painful breasts and problems with milk supply. This straightforward guide shows you how to follow your baby's lead so you can enjoy relaxed and pain-free breastfeeding. With practical advice on interpreting your baby's needs, Baby-led Breastfeeding explains in simple terms how breastfeeding works and why staying in tune with your baby is the key to effortless feeding. Discover how to: - help your baby follow his instincts from the very first feed - make the most of the first few weeks to get breastfeeding up and running - hold your baby in ways that will help him to feed effectively - recognise when breastfeeding is going well and be confident that your baby is getting plenty of breast milk - avoid common problems - from sore nipples to mastitis Baby-led Breastfeeding is a sensible and sensitive guide that will help you and your baby develop a happy and fulfilling breastfeeding relationship.

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Gill Rapley has been a lactation consultant and a voluntary breastfeeding counsellor and is a former deputy director of the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative. She is also a qualified midwife and worked for 20 years as a health visitor. Her three children, now grown up, were all breastfed. Tracey Murkett is a writer and journalist. She breastfed her daughter, now aged six, and is a voluntary mother-to-mother breastfeeding helper.

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"I truly believe this sensitively written, practical guide will be a great resource for any mother who wants to get breastfeeding to really work." Sue Ashmore, Programme Director, UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

Back cover copy

Breastfeeding is easy when you follow your baby’s natural instincts to feed Forget stressful routines and latching worries. This authoritative guide shows you how to follow your baby’s lead so you can both enjoy breastfeeding and be confident that your baby is getting the right amount of milk. With practical advice on interpreting your baby’s needs, Baby-led Breastfeeding explains the whole process in simple terms and shows how to get breastfeeding working right from the very start. Learn how to: get the correct position and technique so your baby will easily latch on help your baby follow his feeding instincts ensure your baby is getting enough milk and gaining enough weight avoid the common problems – from sore nipples to mastitis establish and protect the unique mother–baby feeding relationship Baby-led Breastfeeding is a sensible and sensitive guide that will help you develop a great breastfeeding relationship and have a happy baby. GILL RAPLEY has been a lactation consultant, a voluntary breastfeeding counsellor and spent 20 years as a health visitor. Her three children, now grown up, were all breastfed. TRACEY MURKETT is a writer and journalist. She breastfed her daughter, now aged five, and is a voluntary breastfeeding supporter.