Healthy living

Advice for dads of breastfed babies

Dads play an important role in supporting their breastfeeding partner.

Studies show that when a breastfeeding mother has a partner who knows about breastfeeding and supports her choice to breastfeed, she is more likely to be successful at it.

If you want to know more about supporting your partner to breastfeed, visit the Australian Breastfeeding Association (external site) and Ngala (external link).

Breastfeeding Centre of WA

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