Managing Challenges With Breastfeeding

Managing Challenges With Breastfeeding

Watch this video about common breastfeeding difficulties and tips for overcoming them.

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Managing challenges covers:

  • common breastfeeding difficulties and tips for overcoming them
  • sore nipples and pain
  • importance of getting breastfeeding help early
  • infections, blocked ducts and mastitis
  • engorged breasts
  • importance of feeding on both breasts
  • growth spurts and how often baby wants to feed

This video clip is based on a Breastfeeding NZ, Ministry of Health DVD that follows nine women on their breastfeeding journey. The DVD is distributed to mums and mums-to-be by their lead maternity carer. You can also view this and other video clips online at the Breastfeeding NZ YouTube channel.

This page last reviewed 09 June 2013.

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