Getting Started With Breastfeeding Why Breastfeeding Is Best For You And Your Baby
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  • 1. “This stuff is pure magic!” Getttiendgwith Your questions tfeeding Maureen Lindberg, mum to Jordan 10, Scott 6 breas and Savannah 2, and Editor of Modern Mum r sta answered why bre est astfeeding is uband your baby for yo Does breastfeeding make a difference? Breastfeeding, even for a short time, provides your baby with the best start in life. It helps to protect him against allergies and illnesses such as vomiting and diarrhoea, and also reduces the risk of many serious illnesses. Breastfed babies are less likely to be overweight later in life. Mums who breastfeed are less likely to develop breast cancer and osteoporosis, and studies show that breastfeeding mothers show less postnatal anxiety and depression. Breastfeeding saves time – and is free ! You do not have to buy, measure and mix artificial milk, and there are no bottles to warm in the middle of the night. How do I know my baby is getting enough milk? While there is no reliable way of knowing just how much milk a baby is getting from the breast, continuous weight gain, alertness and good skin tone are all indications your baby is getting enough. If she is latched on Why not visit our website at www.lansinoh.co.uk/competitions well and you are feeding when she needs it you should make plenty of milk. Your body only knows how much milk to make by how much she You can enter our monthly prize draw and find details of all other Lansinoh is feeding. Six wet nappies and at least three poo nappies (a poo at competitions and surveys. Our website also offers essential information on getting least the size of a 2p coin) a day are also a good indication your baby is started with breastfeeding, overcoming difficulties, and guidelines on expressing and storing breastmilk, as well as tips for Dads and an information pack for getting enough nourishment. health professionals. How often should I breastfeed my baby? A newborn baby often feeds 8-12 times in a 24 hour period. As they Selected Lansinoh products are available at Mothercare, Waitrose, John Lewis, have small tummies they need to be fed often. Babies sometimes have Boots, Lloyds and many independent pharmacies. For a list of stockists near you times when they 'cluster suck' (feed on and off for a couple of hours) go to www.lansinoh.co.uk then sleep for a few hours. They also have frequency days around 4-6 Buy online at: www.nctsales.co.uk www.expressyourselfmums.co.uk weeks and 3 months when they want to feed what seems like all the www.mothersbliss.com www.borndirect.co.uk time. Going with the flow means you will increase your milk supply for his growing needs. Some babies need to be woken to feed every three hours. Do I need to use both breasts? dedicated to When your baby is small it is possible she will only want one breast at a feed. What is important is that you let her finish the first breast and so Lansinoh Laboratories Inc. breastfeeding mothers . . . benefits from the thicker 'hindmilk' she needs, as this is full of protein and T: 0113 259 1425 W: www.lansinoh.co.uk fats to help her grow. If you offer the second breast when she comes off the first breast she may choose to have more of the thirst quenching Lansinoh® is a registered trademark of Lansinoh® Laboratories, Inc. foremilk. If only one breast is used at a feed, feed from the other breast © 2007 Lansinoh® Laboratories, Inc. at the next feed to keep up your milk supply. All rights reserved.
  • 2. Lansinoh Breastmilk Storage Bags Breastfeeding Lansinoh Breastmilk Storage Bags are pre-sterilised and made from food-safe polyethylene. Our manufacturing process enables us to produce these medical grade bags without using plasticisers, so preventing the best start substances which could be harmful to your baby from getting into your breastmilk. Featuring a double zipper for a secure seal, and also a write-on tab outside the fill area to eliminate potential puncture and milk contamination, our storage bags are easy to write on even when full. The bags come in a tissue pack dispenser for easy access and storage, and, with a gusseted bottom to allow for expansion, are developed specifically for the freezer. Breastfeeding is a learnt art and should not hurt, although some RRP £4.95 (25) mothers describe the initial sucks in the early days as tender, as the baby stretches the breast tissue. If you experience nipple soreness beyond a slight tenderness when your baby latches on you may need Breastfeeding – the best start to make some adjustments so you can be comfortable and enjoy Breastfeeding is nature's way of providing perfect nourishment for your baby while breastfeeding your baby. creating quiet times for you to relax as you establish that special bond that will last a lifetime. Because of the many benefits for both mother and child, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and all UK Health Departments now recommend exclusive Lansinoh Manual Breast Pump Uncomfortable positioning and attachment is the most frequent cause breastfeeding for the first six months of a baby's life. Natural as it is, some difficulties may arise during the early weeks. The most common discomfort is sore nipples. The Lansinoh Manual Breast Pump is made from of sore nipples. Most mothers find that by holding their baby on his 100% polypropylene, the preferred plastic for side, wrapping him around their body and waiting for him to open his What causes sore nipples breastmilk storage. The unique Comfort Seal™ mouth wide to take a large mouthful of breast, the nipple is safely Uncomfortable attachment of the baby at the breast when feeding and skin that is cushion creates a secure seal for more kept too wet or dried too rapidly are common causes of this temporary but painful comfortable and efficient pumping. protected at the back of the baby's mouth. The ergonomic handle and lightweight, condition. Things will improve as you establish positioning and latch-on technique compact design allow for easy one-handed use but in the meantime Lansinoh Lanolin can provide soothing relief to enable you to Some nursing mothers find these tips useful: breastfeed comfortably. and discreet portability. The pump is silent, easy to assemble, easy to use and easy to clean (dishwasher safe). For extra value, the pump Lansinoh® Lanolin comes with two extra valves and a spare silicone ● Support your baby on her side on your lap, coming to the breast Lansinoh Lanolin is the safest, purest lanolin specially developed for breastfeeding diaphragm, as well as two storage bottles, bottle slightly from underneath. To feed on the left breast, for example, with mothers for the treatment of sore and cracked nipples. It does not need to be rings and specially designed sealing disks to removed before breastfeeding. It is highly purified and completely hypoallergenic so prevent leaking. your baby facing you, hold her bottom to you with your right elbow, can be used by people who are allergic to wool or other refinements of lanolin. your right hand on her shoulder blades, your finger and thumb either Lansinoh contains no added water, no preservatives, antioxidants or other additives side of her neck. and no perfume. RRP £24.95 ● Allow your breast to rest naturally, i.e. not held up to your baby. If you wish to support your breast, keep your fingers well back from Quality guarantee the nipple. Lansinoh is the world's strictest controlled lanolin. It is tested regularly for pesticide and detergent residues, and our unique refining process selectively filters out colour ● The baby's chin is held to the breast about 3 cm from the nipple and odour forming impurities. (nose to nipple). ● Your baby will tilt his head back a bit, open his mouth wide with his How to use Lansinoh Disposable Nursing Pads tongue down and take a big mouthful of breast tissue along the ● Apply Lansinoh Lanolin after each feed or more often if required. tongue, while you bring your baby onto the breast. ● Dry your nipples using a clean cloth. Do not air dry. ● With clean hands, squeeze a pea sized amount of Lansinoh Lanolin out of the tube Lansinoh Disposable Nursing Pads have an ● When the baby is sucking strongly, the mother will often bring her left and soften it between your fingers. Apply it carefully to the entire nipple area. ultra-thin but super-absorbent contour for a natural arm around the baby so the baby's head is along this arm, and then If required, you can apply a small amount into the centre of a disposable breast pad. fit that won't show under clothing. The soft, stay-dry lining draws milk away from the right arm can relax. ● Store the tube at room temperature – the higher the temperature the easier the the skin and into the core of the pad where it is ● Your baby should come off the breast when she has had enough. product can be applied. absorbed by a special polymer to prevent leakage. You can then offer the other breast, mirroring the above. Featuring a non-slip adhesive tape so that the pad Rinse nipples with tepid water when taking a shower or bath – using shower gel or stays in place, this is the only polymer style pad Other mothers prefer the rugby or clutch position, with their baby's feet soap for the nipple area is not recommended. that keeps its shape when wet. The pads are hygienically wrapped for cleanliness and out behind them, or the cradle hold (across the lap), or lying down. Other uses of Lansinoh Lanolin convenience – perfect to slip into your bag when In each position it is important to enable your baby to take a large Lansinoh Lanolin is also beneficial for other skin ailments. In particular, it may be out and about. mouthful of breast so that your nipple is protected. This should applied to itchy stretch marks, dry lips, nappy rash, on minor cuts, burns and skin immediately be more comfortable for you. If the pain persists beyond abrasions, for dry skin on elbows, heels and knees, for protection against blisters on the first few 'stretching' sucks after a day or two whilst healing is your feet (apply it two hours before going for a long walk) and on heavily stressed skin. happening, help from a breastfeeding specialist is advisable, as there RRP £3.95 (36) £6.45 (60) Ingredients could be other causes. 100% Lansinoh® HPA® Lanolin