Embarking on the beautiful journey of motherhood comes with a whirlwind of emotions, and for many new mums, navigating the world of breastfeeding can be both rewarding and challenging.
Whether you’re seeking expert advice, heartwarming anecdotes or practical tips, these books are poised to become trusted companions on your breastfeeding journey.
So, grab a cozy corner, open a book, and let’s delve into the world of breastfeeding.
A no-nonsense, judgment-free guide to breastfeeding, offering evidence-based information on everything from understanding breastfeeding mechanics to navigating challenges.
This book serves as a friendly companion, offering personal stories, expert advice and practical insights from a certified lactation consultant.
Through the raw and real narratives in this series, mothers gain the confidence to tap into their own intuition, recognising that in the deeply personal adventure of breastfeeding: Mama Knows Breast.
You’re a work of art
A timeless guide that is a must-have for mothers, this updated classic covers everything providing comprehensive support and wisdom on breastfeeding for various lifestyles.
Covering practical tips, from breastfeeding benefits to identifying stages of breast milk, handling alcohol consumption and exploring breastfeeding positions and diets, this guide ensures a confident and organized approach.
Look after you
Beyond traditional breastfeeding books, this book offers insights into overlooked aspects like the impact on sleep, safe bedsharing and the connection between where babies sleep and maternal mental health.
From optimising your breast pump in the first 90 days to addressing everyday breastfeeding issues and ensuring biological synchronisation with your child, this book provides practical solutions.
A valuable resource addressing the unique challenges faced by parents of multiples, this book offers insights into preparing for breastfeeding, handling premature birth and transitioning multiples onto the breast.
An international treasure
Drawing on decades of experience, Ina May Gaskin explores the health and psychological benefits of breastfeeding, offering inspiring insights, medical facts and real-life stories in this powerful and practical guide.
Your breast friend
An invaluable resource for new Mums navigating the challenges of breastfeeding, Kathleen Huggins addresses common questions and provides accurate advice, drawing on over 30 years of expertise.
Mind over matter
Breaking new ground by connecting the mind to a more fulfilling breastfeeding experience, this book empowers mothers to understand the workings of the breastfeeding body and navigate the early days of parenthood with confidence, calmness and connection.
Quick and concise
With a focus on specific concerns at each stage, from establishing successful breastfeeding early on to breastfeeding through lifestyle changes and weaning, Robin addresses the deeply personal nature of the breastfeeding journey.
You’re a hero
Drawing on 20 years of experience, Lyndsey sheds light on the difficulties faced by medically complex children, exploring topics such as respiratory compromise, complex nutritional needs, positioning challenges and changes in breastfeeding behaviour.
You’ve got this
Written by an expert lactation consultant, this book provides comprehensive information on breastfeeding methods, tips and tricks, offering abundant reassurance for new parents.
Everything you need to know
Crafted to troubleshoot breastfeeding issues and make your breastfeeding journey more fulfilling, this book provides insights into the biology behind breast milk, offers a comprehensive breastfeeding guide and addresses common problems.
From overcoming initial struggles to achieving a gentle and loving weaning process, this comprehensive guide decodes the seven natural laws of breastfeeding.
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