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expressing

Alex with baby Rosie 30/01/2020
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Breastfeeding, expressing and helping with feeds at night through the eyes of a new dad…!

I think being a parent is one of the hardest things you do even though it’s also one of the best and most rewarding things.  There’s a lot of pressure to do things ‘right’ and ‘perfectly’ and I know it can be especially hard from new mums learning how to breast feed and express milk too.  It’s not like you can prepare yourself for it and although it’s natural and me and my mates have no issues if Holly needs to breastfeed when we’re out, there are still people out... Read More

30/01/2020

To breastfeed or not breastfeed…? To express using a breast pump or not…? Just two of the questions I never thought I’d be asking myself…

I started breastfeeding Mya as soon a she was born.  She had her first feed when she was around 50 mins old.  When I was in recovery from my C-section one of the nurses showed me how to get her to latch on. I wouldn’t say the support was amazing in my hospital but when I asked for help I received it.  I was absolutely terrified – from having Mya in my tummy for 9 months to meeting her and then feeding her pretty much straight away was pretty overwhelming.... Read More