How to Handle Unwanted Breastfeeding Advice or Criticism

At some point along the breastfeeding journey we may face unwanted ‘advice’, judgement or criticism from others, which can feel frustrating and upsetting, particularly if it is someone close to us, a friend or relative. This week we are sharing some articles about to handle such ‘advice’ or criticism.

Handling criticism about breastfeeding (

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We are also sharing links for support available -It can be really helpful to find other like-minded people to help support you on your breastfeeding journey.

Bristol Breastfeeding (Facebook)

Breastfeeding Help & Support (