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Can we empower breastfeeding women through experimentation with some simple physical strategies to resolve their own nipple pain and baby’s fussing at the breast?

In the early days and weeks with a newborn, breastfeeding parents are often asked about baby’s latch and position and how they are feeding.

The most important message to embrace about breast anatomy is that there is an incredibly broad definition of what is normal. Human breasts are highly diverse and women of all shapes and sizes can have a long and meaningful breastfeeding journey.

 

Speaking from personal experience, Dr Lauren Wilson discusses what it really means to share the responsibility of breastfeeding as a community.

Possums breastfeeding, returning to work and increasing supply

Dr Pamela Douglas and Emma McCabe explore the role of pumping breast milk, including for increasing supply and returning to work. 

Possums breastfeeding and returning to work

How do you go back to work and breastfeed at the same time? Dr Lauren Wilson explores the options and shares tips for working mums.

Possums for parents with babies _ breastfeeding, NDC, baby feet

This is a transcript of a conversation between Possums Medical Director, Dr Pamela Douglas, and Melbourne neonatologist, Dr Danielle Freeman.

Possums for Parents with Babies - NDC, Frenotomy and human factors science

The frenotomy industry and how it may aggravate the distress faced by parents dealing with breastfeeding problems, without evidence of benefits.

Possums for Parents with Babies - NDC, baby breastfeeding with incorrect latch

Talk to new mothers about breastfeeding, and there’s one frequent message: it’s painful and it’s difficult. However, it doesn't have to be this way.

Possums for Parents with Babies - NDC, breastfeeding baby large

New parents often receive a great deal of conflicting advice from health professionals on breastfeeding, so understanding what helps and what doesn't is important.

Possums for Parents with Babies - NDC, breastfeeding baby, tongue tie lip tie

How do we help those many women who can't transfer milk from their breasts into their babies without pain? Dr Pam Douglas discusses this contentious issue.

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