Off to a Good Start

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A4-sized multi-paged colour booklet that aims to help pregnant women, new mums and their families make decisions about how they will feed their baby. It gives information and practical advice about developing a close and loving relationship with your baby; preparing for breastfeeding when you are pregnant; the benefits of breastfeeding; the difference between breastmilk and formula; skin-to-skin contact at birth and the first magical hour; how breastfeeding works (including positioning and attachment); breastfeeding when you are out and about; going back to work and a trouble-shooting guide. November 2019 version. Available as a PDF download in Polish from NHS Health Scotland website:-

Should be issued at 28 weeks of pregnancy by Midwives as recommended in Highland Information Trail - Edition 9.


Resource details

  • Creator (Author):  NHS Health Scotland
  • Publisher:  NHS Health Scotland
  • Date:  2019
  • Edition:  2016
  • Subject:  1BAB Babyhood & Infancy
  • Language:  English
  • Format:  Text, Images, A5
  • Identifier:  978-1-84485-587-2
  • Use by:  Professional
  • Use for:  General

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