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HSE article for Breastfeeding

Positioning and attachment

The key to successful breastfeeding is positioning and attachment. Your baby will find it easier to feed when they are attached correctly. Learn more.

Thinking about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is important for your baby. If you are thinking about breastfeeding, learn how it can protect your baby against illness.


Expressing your milk is a very useful skill to learn. You may want to express milk when you are going to be away from your baby for a time.