0–1 week: Getting breastfeeding off to a great start

The first week of breastfeeding is like no other, and your first milk – called colostrum – is the perfect food to nourish and protect your newborn. Whether your baby’s birth went to plan or not, find out how to initiate your breast milk supply, when your milk will ‘come in’, the benefits of breastfeeding, and what to do if things don’t go as expected.