Antenatal Expression of Colostrum
New edition for 2020.
Mothers start to produce colostrum (early milk) while pregnant. Being able to express colostrum is a useful skill to have. Saving your expressed colostrum may also be beneficial if your baby is likely to need special care after birth.
Includes information on why, when and how to express colostrum before your baby arrives.
A4 double-sided information sheet available as a single sheet or a bound pad of 50.
"it was so great to take this to my midwife at the diaband clinic and they even gave me some sterile pots to collect the colostrum in. I'm so determined to breastfeed this time and keep my newborn with me straight after birth. i feel this leaflet really helps me see what's possible."