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Fathers are an important part of successful
Fathers play a very important role in the success of breastfeeding and in the
relationship with their babies.
Tips for dads.
Read information specifically for dad's on the benefits of breastfeeding
and the importance of your role in the life of the family.
Being supportive and thoughtful - cooking, cleaning and offering drinks
and food while mum is feeding.
Having lots of skin to skin with baby on your chest. Quietly singing or
reading a book to your baby.
Talking to baby or going for walks so mum can sleep.
Write a letter to your newborn expressing your feelings, dreams and
expectations upon the birth of your son or daughter.
Dad's are great at massage too and this enhances communication and
bonding between you.
Fathers are important