If you’re like most mums, you want to give your baby the best start in life – one way to do this is to breastfeed.
There are proven benefits to breast feeding your baby such as protecting your baby against allergies, asthma and even childhood cancers. It also helps you to bond with your baby and is the perfect fuss-free food that’s always sterile and at the right temperature.
Breastfeeding is on the rise in Singapore, according to Nielsen’s recent Baby Power 2018 report which examined the dynamics of Singapore’s formula milk market.
Researchers found that 9 in 10 mothers in Singapore were engaged in either partial or full breastfeeding last year.
However, while breast may be best, it’s not always smooth sailing with a newborn. Here’s what to expect and how to give you and your baby the best chance of having a successful breastfeeding partnership: