Doctors and other healthcare professionals agree that breastfeeding is best for your baby, and the World Health Organization, the UK Department of Health and the American Academy of Pediatrics all strongly recommend it. This bestselling breastfeeding guide, which has led hundreds of thousands of new mothers through the joys and challenges of breastfeeding, is written by a highly experienced doctor and mother of three. It has now been completely revised and updated to include plenty of new facts, as well as practical down-to-earth tips. It explains: the benefits of breastfeeding; how breastfeeding works; how to do it successfully; how to manage problems; how to look after yourself Women instinctively know that breastfeeding is a very special way of nourishing, mothering and enjoying their babies, yet many give up sooner than they wish. The good news is that with the right information and support nearly all woman can continue to breastfeed as long as they want. This indispensable book will ensure that they can do just that.