We discuss feeding in Weeks 6-7.
- How do babies and Mum’s learn to breast feed?
- How do I know if my baby is hungry?
- How do I know if baby is full?
- How do I know if baby is getting enough milk?
- What if my baby seems to want to feed all the time?
- How do I tell if my baby is hungry or sucking for another reason?
- We discussed some common challenges with breast feeding such as:
- What are the common challenges?
- What should we do if breast feeding is painful?
- What are some physical differences that my baby may have that could impact on their feeding? (tongue tie, lip tie, twisted neck)
- What happens if we feel like breast feeding isn’t working out for us?
Resources for Weeks 6-7:
- Dept of Health - Breastfeeding Milk Supply Concerns
- Dept of Health - Information about breast refusal, tongue tie and attachment problems
- Dept of Health - feeding twins and premature babies
- Australian Breastfeeding Association - You and Your Breastfed Baby
- National Breast feeding Helpline (24 hours per day): 1800 686 2 686
- Australian Breastfeeding Association - local support groups
- RCN - Newborn Breastfeeding
- RCN - Breastfeeding and formula feeding newborns
- Ngala - Newborn to 12 weeks
- Ngala Parenting Line
- Beyond Blue - Pregnancy and Early Childhood
- Post Antenatal Depression Association (PANDA)
When: 30 Mar, 9:30am
Birth to 4 months: A 5-week series of workshops for parents with a newborn baby. Each workshop covers a wide range of topics about you and your new baby and provides the opportunity to meet and connect with other new parents in your local area.