The benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby and what exclusive breastfeeding means.
Health professionals should discuss breastfeeding options with mothers and families during pregnancy, and provide them with evidence-based information.
Information about common breastfeeding problems, including low milk supply, sore and damaged nipples, engorgement and mastitis.
Breastfeeding information and support should be shared in a culturally appropriate way, using resources, language and information that best suit the individual.
Australia has a richly diverse multicultural population. Health professionals should source information and resources appropriate for specific population groups.