Breastfeeding is a beautiful gift given to us mothers, by nature!
It is important to remember that breastfeeding does not always come easy to everyone and that our journeys are all different.
Ask for help early on if you need it. There are many wonderful support groups and specialist feeding clinics available that are designed to support new mums.
Be kind to yourself and persevere, as the first few weeks can be tough. Once your breasts learn to regulate its milk supply, your nipples harden and baby becomes familiar with the feeding technique. The journey will be an easier one.
However long you decide to breastfeed is your choice and yours alone. Don’t be feel pressured into giving up before you or your child is ready.
Women are successfully returning to work and continuing to provide their babies with the benefits of breast milk. Small compact & discreet breast pumps make this possible, as mums are able to express milk at work and provide nutritious milk for their children via bottles during the day.
Breast milk can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days or frozen in the freezer for use much later.
Mother and baby both receive many wonderful long lasting benefits from breastfeeding.
Benefits To Mom
Benefits To Baby
Are There Any On Going Benefits Later In Life?
Children continue to reap the benefits from breastfeeding long after they have stopped. Children who are breastfeed as babies are said to have:
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Like many women out there, Tracey Montford is an exceptional multi-tasker! Apart from steering a global business, managing 2 young boys & keeping the clan clean and fed, Tracey still finds time to provide creative inspiration and direction to the exceptional designs of Cake Maternity. From the branding, presentation and delivery, creativity is a big part of what Tracey does so naturally and effectively.