Breastfeeding resources

Below you will find a selection of resources designed to support your on your breastfeeding journey.

Positioning and Attachment

Side lying position (video): https://youtu.be/MZARPE9RUGE

Attachment (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjt-Ashodw8

Attachment (video): https://globalhealthmedia.org/portfolio-items/attaching-your-baby-at-the-breast/

Attachment (video): https://ibconline.ca/the-asymmetric-latch/

Laid back breastfeeding (video): https://www.biologicalnurturing.com/video/bn3clip.html

Exaggerated latch (video): https://themilkmeg.com/get-better-latch-exaggerated-latch-flipple-breastfeeding-technique/

Exaggerated latch (video): https://youtu.be/41fC0fQs1P8

Latch (video): https://www.facebook.com/411977425899963/videos/652493668913491/

CHINS (video): https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/breastfeeding-resources/positioning-and-attachment-video/

Breast Compressions

https://realbabymilk.org/breast-compression/

https://breastfeeding.support/what-is-breast-compression/

https://youtu.be/wBrLYhABUlM

Reverse Pressure Softening

Images illustrating reverse pressure softening technique

Swallowing

The suck/swallow pattern of a feed

Supply

Getting enough milk (video): https://globalhealthmedia.org/portfolio-items/not-enough-milk/

Not enough milk (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6DRf5TqqRU

Expressing

Video: https://globalhealthmedia.org/portfolio-items/how-to-express-breastmilk/

Hand expressing (video): https://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding/hand-expressing-milk.html

Colostrum harvesting (video): https://www.gestationaldiabetes.co.uk/colostrum-harvesting/

Hand expressing (video): https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/breastfeeding-resources/hand-expression-video/

Hand expressing colostrum (video): https://youtu.be/85l3rpsjyC4

Milk storage: https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/breastfeeding-help/expressing-storing/

Feeding expressed milk

Paced feeding: https://attachmentparenting.co.uk/project/responsive-bottle-feeding/

Paced feeding (video): https://www.mamanatural.com/paced-bottle-feeding/

Paced feeding (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxpIzcitLc8

Paced feeding (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuZXD1hIW8Q

Cup feeding (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6AU6y6qatc

Blebs

https://kellymom.com/bf/concerns/mother/nipplebleb/

Milk blebs (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fQ98zL5Etw

Mastitis

http://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/wp-content/dibm/Mastitis%20printable%20version.pdf

Thrush

https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/thrush-detailed/

Colic and breastfeeding

https://breastfeedingqueries.wordpress.com/2011/12/15/gone-with-the-wind/

Night waking

https://www.laleche.org.uk/reasons-night-waking-biological-norm/

https://sarahockwell-smith.com/2012/11/04/the-fourth-trimester-aka-why-your-newborn-baby-is-only-happy-in-your-arms/

Nursing aversion

https://kellymom.com/bf/concerns/mother/breastfeeding-nursing-aversion-agitation-baa/

Breastfeeding aversion and agitation awareness group: https://www.facebook.com/breastfeedingaversion/

Starting solids

https://abm.me.uk/breastfeeding-information/starting-breastfed-baby-onto-solids/

Stopping breastfeeding

https://abm.me.uk/breastfeeding-information/stopping-breastfeeding/

https://www.laleche.org.uk/thinking-of-weaning/

Night weaning: https://kellymom.com/ages/weaning/wean-how/weaning-night/

Weaning an older child: https://www.emmapickettbreastfeedingsupport.com/twitter-and-blog/weaning-toddler-bob-and-pre-schooler-billie-how-do-you-stop-breastfeeding-an-older-child

Relactation

https://abm.me.uk/breastfeeding-information/relactation/

https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/relactation/

Relactation support group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1490285441069342/

Other

Diet: https://kellymom.com/nutrition/mothers-diet/mom-foods/

http://www.naturalbreastfeeding.com

http://www.biologicalnurturing.com/video/bn3clip.html

Breastfeeding twins and triplets group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BfTwinsUk/

Useful organisations

Below are details of other organisations that provide information about breastfeeding and support for breastfeeding families:

www.abm.me.uk This is the site of the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers. In it you can find useful breastfeeding information, a list of local support groups as well as current breastfeeding news.

www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk The Breastfeeding Network is an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and those involved in their care.

www.laleche.org.uk La Leche League helps mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and promotes a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of baby and mother.

https://www.lcgb.org/find-an-ibclc/ Find an Internation Board Certified Lactation Consultant near you.

https://www.tongue-tie.org.uk/find-a-practitioner/ Find a tongue tie practitioner near you.

www.thebabycafe.org The Baby Café charity coordinates a network of breastfeeding drop-in centres and other services to support breastfeeding mothers across the UK.

www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/ The Baby Friendly Initiative is a worldwide programme of the World Health Organization and UNICEF. It was established to encourage maternity hospitals to implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and to practise in accordance with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.

www.nhs.uk This is the NHS information source on Breastfeeding.

www.nct.org.uk NCT is here to support parents. They give accurate, impartial information so that they can decide what’s best for their family, and they introduce them to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support.

www.basisonline.org.uk For parents who wish to make informed choices about night-time sleep and care.

https://breastfeeding.support/ Evidence-based breastfeeding tips and resources.

List of non-breastfeeding related support organisations

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