Feeding time: mealtime for your newborn

During your baby’s first three months they do a lot of growing so you’ll want to make sure they’re well fed. All babies have their own timelines, but new babies need to feed at

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least every two or three hours.

Breastfeeding is ideal for your baby because breastmilk contains all the essential nutrients in exactly the right balance.  Breastmilk is the optimal food for babies and breastfeeding provides many positive benefits for the mum as well. 

Remember, if you need more support you can contact your midwife, Plunket Nurse or Well Child Health provider if you need more advice on how to successfully breastfeed.

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