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We recently asked our Facebook users a breastfeeding question.

What 5 or 6 words of advice would you give a new mum?

We have chosen the 21 of the most “liked” replies.

5 or 6 Words of Guidance from 21 Mums

  • Trust your judgement and your baby.
  • Keep breastfeeding tops
  • Don’t listen to anyone else.
  • Trust your instincts. They’re right.
  • Co-sleep and breastfeed on demand.
  • Baby does not need perfect.
  • Say no to infant circumcision.
  • Sleep when the baby sleeps.
  • You can’t spoil a newborn.
  • Attachment parenting is worth it.
  • Don’t compare yourself to others.
  • Days are long. Years short.
  • A messy house is fine.
  • Perfection is impossible and pointless.
  • Hold them while you can.
  • Your instincts outdo expert advice.
  • Remember – EVERYTHING is a phase!
  • Best thing you’ll ever do.
  • Tomorrow they will be older
  • Babies always mirror your emotions.
  • Don’t sweat the small stuff.