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World Breastfeeding Week: Expert gives 6 breastfeeding tips

  • Reassured spoke to Deborah Lee from Dr Fox Online Pharmacy in time for World Breastfeeding Week (1st – 7th August) to cover all things breastfeeding
  • The expert answers 6 questions, like when and how to stop breastfeeding and what to do when you’re experiencing pain
  • Dr Deborah Lee debunks 5 breastfeeding myths from breastfeeding is easy to not being allowed to drink
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Caring for your breasts when breastfeeding

Breasts change a lot during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Your nipples may darken and get bigger, and pregnancy hormones will trigger the production of milk – making your breasts grow and prepare to produce breast milk. Then, with the birth of your baby, milk production kicks in and your breasts will fill up with milk.

When you’re breastfeeding and/or pumping, breasts don’t require...