Infant feeding

Making sure your baby is getting all the nutrients they need to grow and stay healthy is one of the most important jobs as a parent.

Breastfeeding is the most natural and beneficial way to nourish your baby, providing all the vital nutrients and immune-boosting properties that cannot be replicated with formula feeding. Breastfeeding can be challenging, and we are here to support and empower you to overcome any obstacles you’re facing.

We also know that some mothers make the choice not to breastfeed. We want to make sure you have all the information you need, to make sure your baby is healthy, safe, and happy. 

Here you’ll find the information and support you’ll need to feed your infant.

Articles about infant feeding

  • Understanding baby feeding cues

    Feeding a newborn can be an overwhelming experience for new parents. With so many questions and concerns, it’s natural to feel uncertain about what your baby needs and when. Understanding your baby’s cues can make this process easier and lead to a more positive feeding experience for both you and your baby. What are baby…

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  • Breastfeeding: Health benefits for you and your baby

    Feeding your child with your breastmilk can provide more benefits than just convenience. It can actually introduce a wealth of health benefits for you and your baby. Here’s just a few to consider… For mums: The benefits don’t stop there and breastfeeding also has many health benefits for babies, which is why it is recommended…

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  • Myths about breastfeeding

    Myth: Breastfeeding is easy and natural, so there are no issues to worry about. Fact: While breastfeeding is natural, it doesn’t always come easily for mothers and can involve challenges such as latching difficulties, pain, and supply issues. Luckily, there are lots of ways you can get support in Oldham: Myth: Breastfeeding mothers can’t take…

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  • How to start weaning

    Introducing solid foods to your baby can be an exciting and doesn’t have to be confusing. It marks a significant milestone in your baby’s development. When is the right time to start? Which foods should you introduce first? What size portions should you give your little one? This guide should help you through the process…

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  • Everything you need to know about bottle feeding your baby

    Here is everything you need to know about bottle feeding your baby, to make it a successful and safe experience:  1. Choose the right bottle: You will need a number of bottles and teats, as well as sterilising equipment. There is no evidence that one type of teat or bottle is better than any other.…

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  • Your go-to guide to breastfeeding 

    Breastfeeding is a natural and essential way to nourish a baby. Occasionally women may encounter some challenges while breastfeeding. Here is a go-to guide to help you navigate the breastfeeding process and make it a successful experience:  Understand the benefits of breastfeeding Breast milk contains all the necessary nutrients that a baby needs to grow…

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