This section lists a selection of common problems you may face and will link you to external sites that offer up to date, evidence based advice and information. A helpful resource in the middle of the night when the helplines and face to face visits are not possible. It should however be used as an addition to seeking to face to face support from a health professional, lactation consultant or a breastfeeding counsellor.
Damaged or Sore Nipples
See also Nipple Pain, Breast Pain, Milk Blebs/Nipple Blisters, Nipples, Nipple Shields and Thrush
Milk Problems after Delivery
Baby Won't Breastfeed
Milk Blebs / Nipple Blisters
Baby Not Gaining Weight
Cows Milk Protein Allergy
Bottle Feeding a Breastfed Baby
Baby in Special Care / Circumstances
Cranial Osteopathy / Craniosacral Therapy
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. 8th Edition (2010) by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West and Teresa Pitman.
Breastfeeding Answers made Simple (2010) by Nancy Mohrbacher.
Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding. Revised Edition (2014) by Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman.
Breastfeeding Made Easy: a gift for life for you and your baby (2014) by Carlos Gonzalez.
Milk Matters: Infant Feeding & Immune Disorder (2015) by Maureen Minchin.