We’re in the middle of National Breastfeeding Celebration Week in England [25-29 June] and I thought I’d give you some ideas on essentials/gifts for the breastfeeding mama.
I breastfed both of the Stockubes [first one was combi-fed for various reasons] and believe that I did what was best FOR MY OWN KIDS. There’s a lot of strange judgemental shenanigans surrounding this subject – much to my confusion, but there you go!
Public Health England wants this week to be a celebration to try and encourage mothers to breastfeed for the first six months of their child’s life at least and to provide advice, encouragement and support to these mothers.
Breastfeeding is not easy. It’s painful at first. Really bloody painful. But once you battle through it becomes a truly lovely experience.
So, with that in mind, see below for my top picks for breastfeeding [particularly in the early days]