Breastmilk & Breastfeeding Advice

Breastmilk contains everything your baby needs for healthy growth and development. Read through our collection of advice and support on breastfeeding your baby.


The NHS recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life because it is the best possible start you can give your baby.

What's in breastmilk?

The ultimate first food, your breastmilk is unique to you and your baby.

Common breastfeeding problems

Breastfeeding your baby can be a wonderful bonding experience, there’s no doubt about that.  However, it can take a little while to master, we've asked a midwife to share her advice on how to overcome some common breastfeeding problems.

How to increase your breast milk supply

A common concern people have about breastfeeding is that they won’t produce enough milk to satisfy their baby. We've had a midwife share some top tips on how to increase your breast milk supply.

Breast Health - The New Mum Boob Guide

Taking care of your breasts in the postnatal period is so important to prevent pain and infection. Whether you plan to breastfeed or not your boobs will behave as if you are going to, Aby guides you through how to remedy common changes to your breasts after giving birth.

Breastfeeding positions

Different positions can work well in different situations, so there’s no need to stick to one, although many mums will have a tried-and-tested favourite they use more than others. You can read more about breastfeeding positions in this article.

Benefits of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is packed with benefits for both you and your baby. If you’re still considering how you want to feed your baby, check out these great reasons to give breastfeeding a try.