Managing Challenges With Breastfeeding

Managing Challenges With Breastfeeding

Watch this video about common breastfeeding difficulties and tips for overcoming them.

Breastfeeding. Naturally. Chapter 4: Managing Challenges

This video clip is based on a Breastfeeding NZ, Ministry of Health series that follows 9 women on their breastfeeding journey. You can view this and other video clips online at the Breastfeeding NZ YouTube channel.


The video covers:

  • common breastfeeding difficulties and tips for overcoming them
  • sore nipples and pain
  • importance of getting breastfeeding help early
  • infections, blocked ducts and mastitis
  • engorged breasts
  • importance of feeding on both breasts
  • growth spurts and how often baby wants to feed

You might like to check more content on breastfeeding including videos and key messages translated into 9 languages.

Find out more about getting breastfeeding established

See the whole breastfeeding section

This page last reviewed 14 December 2021.

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