Products to help with natural feeding
You’ll know about all the evidence, that breast milk gives babies all the nutrients they need for their first months of life and helps protect them from infection. Apparently it also reduces the mother’s chances of getting certain diseases for life, but what we do know for sure is that if you’re able to breast feed, it allows you and your baby to bond and get closer - physically and emotionally.
If you’ve chosen to breast feed, we’ve plenty of products to help you with the process.
For your comfort
Treat yourself to a proper nursing chair: KUB's glider chairs come in several finishes and are ideal for nursing or later for bedtime stories as they've been ergonomically designed. There are matching stools too for when you want to put your feet up.
A nursing pillow is a bit of a must for comfort. The My Brest Friend nursing support pillow can be used as a support pillow, its wraparound design ensures you can maintain an ideal position for feeding. Or there’s also the V-shaped pillow available from our bed linen departments.
Breast Nurse reusable thermal pads use warm or cool to enhance feeding. They're safe and discreet, and help soothe the discomfort of blocked ducts, mastistis or engorgement.
Lansinoh nipple cream gives immediate soothing relief to nipples made sore by breastfeeding. It's hypoallergenic so doesn't need to be removed before breast feeding.
And to protect sore nipples during breast feeding, we do nipple shields. They're shaped to allow skin contact with baby, and, made from ultra fine silicone, are odourless and tasteless.
Breast pumps - Mother’s helpers!
Philips Avent Breastfeeding Solutions pack is good value for money, and an all-round help for comfortable breast feeding
Medela electronic breast pump is a compact portable design, offering comfort when expressing breast milk – you can choose the level of vacuuming that you want, and it runs on batteries or mains electric.
If expressing milk, it goes without saying that you must keep your pump clean and sterile – and of course you'll also need some bottles – Medela do a set of 3 that are 100% BPA free and can be used to collect, store, freeze and feed breastmilk.
Enjoy those moments with your newborn!