Expecting a baby? Planning to breastfeed?This book has everything you need to know. Written by experienced midwife & lactation consultant, Alissa Pemberton, this book is a compilation of years of experience working with new and expectant mums. From how to build your milk supply, practical techniques to help your baby latch to expressing and introducing bottles, as well as step by step instructions to troubleshoot common problems like newborn weight loss and mastitis - this book is your bible for the early weeks of breastfeeding. Will expert advice, as well as a day by day guide to the first week or breastfeeding you'll know exactly what to expect, and be armed with all the knowledge to deal with those little bumps in the road.
About The Author - Alissa PembertonAlissa trained as a Midwife in Australia, and began working in a tertiary high risk hospital setting in Perth, Western Australia. Here she was privileged to work with their team of in house lactation consultants and her passion for breastfeeding was born. After completing training and examinations, she then qualified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and set up her private practice in Suffolk. Alissa has since completed training to become a certified Holistic Sleep Coach and works with families from antenatal education, to providing specialist breastfeeding support, and sleep support. Alissa lives in Suffolk with her husband and two young children.
The truth about hypoplasia/IGT For the majority of women, exclusive breastfeeding is completely possible. Some mums may feel they couldn’t breastfeed because of a variety of issues, but the majority of these issues can – with access to the right support – be solved. There is however, a small percentage of the population (about 1%) […]
Managing Baby Weight Loss When You’ve Been Told to Give Formula If you’ve just had a baby chances are you’re aware of the normal weight loss newborns experience during the first week of life. Different countries have varying practices but newborns are commonly weighed between Day 3 – Day 5 post birth, and we expect […]
Low milk supply Any mum who has struggled to produce enough milk for her baby knows how stressful and heartbreaking this can be. We all want to give our baby the best, and we know breastmilk is it – but what happens when our body just isn’t doing what we want it to? There are […]