Entries from October 2009

How to feed your baby without showing your boobs

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Even though breastfeeding is the most natural thing in the world, it can take a while to get used to getting your boobs out when out shopping or with friends. Many mums don’t always know where to go, what clothes to wear or even how to lift their top up (or down!) without flashing their […]

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Where’s the best place to breastfeed?

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Never, ever in a toilet! Imagine asking an adult or a bottlefed baby to have their dinner in the toilet! We don’t think breastfeeding is something you need to hide, but it’s important that you do whatever makes you feel comfortable. Here’s some tips. Time and place Try and get settled somewhere before your baby […]

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Do people get funny about breastfeeding?

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments

We don’t understand how anyone could have a problem with a mum feeding her baby. But there are still some people who give strange looks and make comments. The main thing is to not let anyone stop you doing what’s best for you and your baby. Be strong There’s lots of ways you can deal […]

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How to avoid flashing your boobs whilst breastfeeding

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Breastfeeding is nothing to be embarrassed about! But when you’re out and about, knowing what clothes to wear and feeding positions to use can help you feel more confident before you actually leave the house. Clothes that work Any tops that unbutton from the bottom. Stretchy tops that pull up. Two piece outfits if you’re […]

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Cumbria Local Support Details

October 13th, 2009 · No Comments

North and West Cumbria Breastfeeding Information and Support National Breastfeeding Helpline Calls are answered locally by trained mothers. 9.30am – 9.30pm www.breastfeeding.nhs.uk Tel: 0300 100 0212 Postnatal ward West Cumberland Tel: 01946 523 260 Maternity ward Carlisle Tel: 01228 523 444 Ext 4269 NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor Anne Marie Steel—West Cumbria Tel: 07900 904 054 The […]

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