It is recommended that you breastfeed your baby exclusively for at least the first six months, before they start weaning on to solid foods. 

Do you know your colostrum from your mature milk? Do you know the signs of a well-fed baby? Look at the following sections for the basics to get you started. 

More detailed information and support contact details can be found on Kent and Medway’s breastfeeding websites, Beside You Kent and Beside You Medway.