Supporting breastfeeding mums is at the very heart of what we do.

We offer informative, non-judgmental support based on our own breastfeeding experiences.

Below is a list of the most common breastfeeding questions we get asked.

We also have a blog which details our founder's breastfeeding experiences. 

Join our community to support your breastfeeding journey today.

We have also recently created a What's app support group, you can request to join via our link.

Common Breastfeeding Questions:

I'm pregnant and want to breastfeed, where should I start?

Do some research with books or Youtube

Attend a breastfeeding preparation class run by a lactation consultant

Attend a breastfeeding support group in your area to meet other breastfeeding mums.

I just started breastfeeding but I'm in a lot of pain?

Breastfeeding can be painful at the beginning when establishing supply and getting the latch correct.​

Get your latch checked by a lactation consultant within hospital or through your public health nurse referral.​

For any questions, use the HSE breastfeeding chat service

How will I know if my baby is getting enough?

Regular wet and dirty nappies.

Baby is satisfied after a feed.

Your baby is steadily gaining weight.

You can hear and see your baby swallowing milk.

Your breasts feel softer after a feed.

Where can I find more support?

Lactation Consultants of Ireland

HSE Breastfeeding

La Leche League


Friends of Breastfeeding

Doula Association of Ireland

Doula Care