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Breastfeeding

HSE article for Breastfeeding

Getting breastfeeding off to a good start

How to know when your newborn baby is hungry and what to do in the early days.

Breastfeeding support search

Information on local breastfeeding support groups and volunteers in every county. Because of COVID-19, there are changes in how breastfeeding support is offered by community groups. Contact your breastfeeding group coordinator for more information about supports in your area.

Ask our breastfeeding expert

Advice on getting started and local support with specific queries answered by our breastfeeding experts.