Breastfeeding Resources

Common Breastfeeding Problems
Some women may experience sore nipples when breastfeeding. This handout provides information on the prevention and treatment of sore nipples.

Nipple Shields
Occasionally women need to use a nipple shield as a short term solution for a breastfeeding problem. This handout provides guidance to women on how to use, tips for success and how to wean from a nipple shield.

Hand Expression
Many women find hand expression an efficient way to express breast milk, especially in the early days when milk supply is not abundant. This hand out provides instructions and tips on how to be successful with hand expression.

How to Know Your Baby is Getting Enough
This handout provides information on infant tummy size and appropriate number of wet/dirty diapers for a breastfed baby. A log for tracking the number of wet and dirty diapers the baby has each day for the first week postpartum is on the back