MilkFeed is unable to provide medical advice or support on breastfeeding, we leave that to the experts. There are some amazing support groups with phenomenal ladies that can help with any of your questions. Everyone needs a little support from time to time, seek help if you think you need it. And most of us do or did.
La Leche League – We highly recommend La Leche League as your primary point of reference for breastfeeding related queries. There’s a Nationwide support network often with local breastfeeding cafes, support groups and Facebook pages.
Kelly Mom. This website consists of evidence based articles to help parents navigate breastfeeding and other topics about parenting. It’s a great place to find even simple facts like “how long can breastmilk stay at room temperature for” and so on.
During your breastfeeding journey your boobs are likely to fluctuate, especially at the beginning. When you’re ready to jazz up your bra collection it’s important that you get the right size, especially if you are considering underwire.
There are a few ways to ensure this, including going to a high street retailer. If that’s not possible or you want to compare notes then this bra calculator is pretty good.
Prepare to be surprised, an estimated 70% of women are wearing the wrong size bra (and that’s including those who aren’t breastfeeding!).