Expressing and Storing Breastmilk

For most mothers the easiest and most efficient way to feed your baby breastmilk is usually at the breast, but there may be occasions when this is not possible and you need to express your milk. Read more

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Lactation consultant, breastfeeding counsellor, journalist and mum-of-3 Simone Casey blogs regularly for us on all things breastfeeding and parenting.

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ABA recently held its 2016 Seminar Series ‘Breastfeeding: Making Connections’. Missed out? Registration for the online webinars is still open.  

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