For some women, breast feeding is a breeze, for others it is very hard. So many factors come into play. Is baby latching properly? Do I have the right angle? Am I comfortable? Do I feel self conscious? When will my milk come in? Why is this so hard? Breast feeding can be very frustrating. Practice does make prefect and baby will still love you even if it takes a while to get the hang of! If you are nearing the end of your tether, talk to your midwife or visit http://www.moh.govt.nz/breastfeeding.
A delicious and nourishing tea to help promote breast milk with the added benefit of a pre-biotic honey for extra flavour.
Help condition and protect nipples while breastfeeding. Safe for baby.
Keep breast milk quality high and your own energy levels up at this time of high demand with a multi vitamin full of vitamins and minerals needed during lactation.
Supports healthy brain and eye development in baby so is ideal for the early years.
Consult your midwife or doctor if you experience pain, redness or heat in the breast.
Drink 8-10 glasses of water or herbal tea each day.
You will probably find that you appetite increases while breast feeding. Try keeping some healthy snacks such as nuts and seeds next to your breastfeeding chair (and maybe the TV remote or magazine!)
Enjoy this wonderful experience.
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