Breastfeeding your baby is the most natural approach to ensure he gets the best start
in life. It helps the two of you form a unique relationship and provides your baby
with all the nutrients and health benefits he will need in the first sixmonths of
life and beyond.
It is quite common for you to feel anxious about breastfeeding as many women have
never seen a baby breastfeed before. You may have heard stories about women who
had a difficult time breastfeeding or who were unable to breastfeed successfully.
When it is going well breastfeeding is a comfortable and rewarding experience and
almost all women are able to produce all the breastmilk their baby needs.
Breastfeeding is more likely to be successful if the baby is correctly attached
to the breast and allowed to feed whenever he wants to and for as long as he wants
In this film we hope to make you feel more confident about breastfeeding your baby
by explaining how to get off to a good start. The programme contains detailed computer
Bonus materials include interviews with mothers plus:
A guide to baby massage&A guide to bathing your baby