Breastfeeding Matters – An Important Guide to Breastfeeding for Women and their Families

Guide in English and 17 other languages for new and future parents : information to support informed decision-making regarding breastfeeding, important things to know about breastfeeding, FAQs and where to get help. (2017)


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This guide promotes breastfeeding. Parents and future parents will find information to support making an informed decision to help their baby get off to a good start, learn important things to know about breastfeeding and get answers to questions often asked by mothers and where to get help.


Also available in French, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.


The following fact sheets (revised in 2018) complement the Breastfeeding Matters booklet:

Blocked Ducts (also in French)

Breast Infection – Mastitis (also in French)

Expressing and Storing Breastmilk (also in French)

Thrush (also in French)