• Breastfeeding

    A GP’s Guide to Breastfeeding for New Parents World Breastfeeding Week 2018

    By Dr Tom York, dad-of-one, NHS-registered and private GP for GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app Breastfeeding has various advantages over formula feeding; it’s free so helps save parents and the NHS money. It’s healthy, the antibodies found in breast milk cannot be replicated in formula milk and give your baby an important early boost to […]

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  • 036/365-2013 – Transitional Care/Coming Home

    I woke up this morning feeling much more human than yesterday. We had a really good night, near perfect in fact. Jelly Bean woke up every 3 hours for a feed like clockwork and because I wasn’t expressing I was able to get straight off to sleep as soon as he had finished feeding which […]

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  • 035/365-2013 – Transitional Care Day 2

    Our first night back in hospital was beyond tough, I had been told to set an alarm to feed him expressed breast milk every 3 hours throughout the night. What this meant was giving him the bottle, winding him, then expressing milk ready for the next feed. Sounds quite simple really but in reality, he […]

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  • 034/365-2013 – Transitional Care

    After coming home from hospital on the Friday things hadn’t been going so well with Jelly Bean. Labour had been really quick (more about that in a post to come) and as a result he was full of mucus. Despite having skin to skin contact immediately and trying to get him to nurse he wasn’t […]

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  • Breastfeeding myths and tips

    Breastfeeding Myths & Tips

    Breastfeeding can be one of the most rewarding parts of early motherhood, the feeling of closeness you have with your child cannot be matched. The health benefits alone make breastfeeding a real plus for you and your baby. There are many tips you may have heard down the line as you were tracking your pregnancy […]

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  • Breastfeeding Diary

    babble.com After breastfeeding my daughter Little Bean for 6 months and now breastfeeding my son Beanie Boy (5 days old) I have decided to create a “diary style” page about the first few weeks of breastfeeding as I had forgotten how difficult those first few weeks can be. I’m hoping that my Breastfeeding Page might […]

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