Tips for a better breastfeeding experience


Sharon Trotter is a midwife and independent parenting consultant who specializes in breastfeeding and baby skincare. In these videos, she talks you through the most important tips and advice about breastfeeding.



Dealing with complications

Baby bites during breastfeeding

Tips on biting during breastfeeding.

Breast engorgement

Breast engorgement occurs when glands get blocked. This can lead to sore breasts, or worse.


Baby cries after breastfeeding

After breastfeeding your baby may cry. Here are some tips on how to prevent this.

Tongue tie breastfeeding

Experiencing difficulty breastfeeding? Your baby may be tongue tied.


Correct breast sucking for mom and baby

Ensuring the whole nipple region is part of breastfeeding.

How to treat sore nipples

Experiencing sore nipples while breastfeeding? Here's some expert advice.





What not to do

Smoking while breastfeeding

You should not smoke during breastfeeding. Here's why.

Alcohol and breastfeeding

Drinking and breastfeeding? Expert tips on how to deal with alcohol and breastfeeding.





How-to tips

The right breastfeeding bra

There are many different styles of maternity or nursing bras available and it can be confusing deciding which one to buy.

Is my baby feeding enough?

A common concern for breastfeeding mothers.


Expressing breastmilk

Everything you need to know about expressing breastmilk.

When do I breastfeed my baby?

Tips on when to breastfeed your baby. Listening to your baby's cues.


Achieving a good latch

Latching on correctly is very important for you and your baby.

Staying comfortable while breastfeeding

Tips on getting comfortable before you start breastfeeding your baby.


Advice on breastfeeding positions

Tips on the best positions for breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding attachment tips

How to position your nipple for a good result.