The microbiome plays a significant role in the health of us humans. It is considered by many as another organ, such is its extensive impact. However, because it is not visible to the naked eye like the heart or lungs, it is difficult for us to be mindful of.
Post-partum breast cancer is different to cancer that develops in pregnancy. If there are any signs of breast cancer at this time, then urgent action and screening is advised…A lump that is not responding to feeding, or antibiotics needs further investigation.
The main reason why top-ups are given is because parents are not aware of ‘normal infant breastfeeding behaviour’.
Returning to work is daunting, but returning to work when you are breastfeeding can be doubly daunting. It is ok to feel a little overwhelmed. Read this post for top tips on returning to work while breastfeeding in Ireland.