Managing Older Siblings whilst Breastfeeding your Baby

When a new baby arrives into a family, older siblings often have mixed feelings and emotions which they will need support to manage. It is important to prepare your older child before your new baby arrives. Your older child will probably have a lot of questions and be curious about you breastfeeding the newborn.

This week we are sharing links to websites which explore ways to talk to your older child and resource ideas such as picture books to share and busy boxes to keep them busy while you are feeding frequently in the early days and weeks.

Creating busy boxes for older sibling to engage them when you are feeding the baby

There will probably be a lot of questions as your older child is probably curious

There are lots of wonderful picture books for children to learn about breastfeeding