Before baby arrives

Thinking about breastfeeding? Learn about the benefits and how to get ready to start once baby arrives. Watch our ‘Before baby arrives’ playlist to find out more.

The Bump, Birth and Beyond website is packed with friendly and helpful advice for parents-to-be in Kent and Medway on pregnancy, birth and the first days of parenting.

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Mother holding her newborn baby after labor in a hospital.

How to get off to a good start breastfeeding

Finding out about breastfeeding during pregnancy will help you feel more confident about getting off ...
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Mother holding baby's hand

How to keep baby calm and help grow their brain

Breastfeeding and cuddles with mum and partner are a big comfort to little people out ...
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Mother in hospital bed with newborn

What do I need to breastfeed?

One of the benefits of breastfeeding is you won't need anything to get you started. ...
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A young mother is breastfeeding her baby in a cafe while she is having a coffee

Reasons to breastfeed

Breastmilk has everything a baby needs. It contains water, vitamins, minerals, fats and carbohydrates for ...
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Myths about breastfeeding

You can't eat spicy food. Everyone needs a balanced diet but that's even more important ...
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Newborn breastfeeding

What is colostrum?

Colostrum is the first milk your breasts produce. It's known as liquid gold as it's ...
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