Whether you’re a new mum or you’ve just had your fourth baby, every parent can use some help when it comes to finding out the latest advice on breastfeeding or bottle feeding, colic, sleeping through the night, teething or weaning (just to mention a few)!
There’s so much to think about, to worry about even, but helpful to know that many of these problems are being shared by hundreds of like-minded parents. So if you’re dreaming of sleep as you feed your newborn just one more time, and want to remind yourself that you are doing a brilliant job, tuck into this section to allay your fears and banish those anxieties.
Expressing breast milk for bottle feeding Expressing breastmilk has many benefits. If you want to continue with breastmilk through the first six months or a year, expressing enables you to keep this up without having to be on hand for your baby 24/7.
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Which teat should be used and when should it be changed?
Bottles are usually sold with a set of newborn teats, made from rubber of silicon. Both have their advantages depending on your baby and how she is feeding. However, it's also worth bearing in mind that both these materials are subject to some wear and tear through cleaning, sterilizing and good use and should be changed more regularly than you might think.