Breastfeeding

Breast is best!

Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended until a baby is six months old and some mums will need advice and support when trying to achieve this.

The benefits of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has many benefits for both mum and baby, including nutrition, general health and bonding, not to mention its convenience.

Why some mums don’t breastfeed

There are many reasons why some mums cannot – or choose not to – breastfeed their babies and they may need support and advice from the pharmacy team.

Combination feeding

Some parents may wish to feed their baby using a combination of breastfeeding and bottle feeding – using either expressed breast milk or infant formula milk.

Key ingredients of milk for infants

The following ingredients are present in both breast and infant formula milks to ensure babies get all the nutrients they need to thrive.

Ask the experts: breastfeeding

Mums will often turn to their local pharmacy for advice on breastfeeding. So what answers do the infant feeding experts have for some of the common questions?

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