Breastfeeding Myths: Busting the Misinformation Harming You, Your Baby, and Society by Lucy Ruddle

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Have you ever heard “You can’t breastfeed if…”?

Then this book is for you.

Feeding your baby is hard enough without misinformation catching you out. Breastfeeding is one area where everyone has an opinion, but how can you figure out what’s accurate and what’s absolute nonsense? Is it true that your big baby needs extra milk? Does breastfeeding make your breasts sag? Do strawberry seeds REALLY pass into breastmilk? Spoiler: No. No they do not.

In this book, we will break down the good, the bad and the ugly of lactation myths and misinformation using evidence and common sense. From antenatal, to natural term weaning, and all stages in between—those burning questions you have about feed frequency, medication, sleep, diet, teeth, pain, and topping up with formula will be answered once and for all.

Lucy Ruddle is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Holistic Sleep Coach (HSC) and public speaker. With additional training in counselling skills and diplomas in child psychology and child development, Lucy prides herself on her gentle, compassionate, and evidence-based care. Lucy has written two previous books, Relactation: A Guide to Rebuilding Your Milk Supply and Mixed Up: Combination Feeding by Choice or Necessity.


Authors: Lucy Ruddle

Copyright: 2022

ISBN: 978-1-946665-55-3

Total Pages:190


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  • 5
    Myths book

    Posted by Pat Young on 24th Jul 2022

    Fabulous book, must read for every pregnant mom!

  • 5
    Great resource

    Posted by Abrie McCoy on 24th Jul 2022

    I own all of Lucy Ruddle’s books! Her insight and knowledge is amazing.