Feeding your baby

Tips for good breast care, expressing your own milk, and step-by-step guides to breastfeeding and formula-feeding your baby.

Feeding your baby

Options for feeding
your baby

Whether you choose to breast or formula feed your baby, there is support and advice to help you get started.


Your breast milk provides all the goodness and nutrients your baby needs and will give your baby the best start in life.

Expressing your
own milk

Expressing milk from your breasts is a useful skill to learn and your midwife will show you how to do this.

Formula feeding
your baby

Some mums choose to bottle feed their babies with infant formula milk. This is processed, powdered cow’s milk which has been treated to make it suitable for babies.

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