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Breastfeeding Friend from Start for Life
Breastfeeding Friend from Start for Life
by Department of Health and Social Care (Digital)
Free to Enable
”Alexa, open Breastfeeding Friend”
Need help with breastfeeding? The Breastfeeding Friend from Start for Life is ready to help. All the information provided is NHS-approved and based on questions asked by thousands of new mums. Whether you’re experiencing breastfeeding difficulties, you’ve got sore nipples, or you want to know about vitamins and what you should include in your diet – if it’s a breastfeeding related question, the Breastfeeding Friend is ready to help you. HOW TO USE Once you’ve enabled the Breastfeeding Friend you can get to know the skill by saying ‘Alexa, open Breastfeeding Friend’. Then explore the 5 key features: 1 - Listen to the Breastfeeding support guide for help with: - Benefits of breastfeeding - Attachment - Positioning your baby - How to express milk - Breastfeeding and Covid 19 - Breastfeeding at work - Stopping breastfeeding Just say: “Alexa, ask Breastfeeding Friend for the guide“ 2 - Ask Breastfeeding Friend a direct question about breastfeeding, for example: • “How do I breastfeed?” • “Is my baby getting enough milk?” • “Why is my baby feeding all the time?” • “How will I know if I have milk?” • “Why is my baby crying?” • “When should I stop breastfeeding?” 3 - Listen to quick breastfeeding tips on things like: • Comforting your newborn • Feeding frequency • What to do if your baby cries during feeds Just say: “Alexa, ask Breastfeeding Friend for a quick tip” For lots more handy information on how to use this skill, head to We hope the Breastfeeding Friend helps you on your breastfeeding journey. Please leave us a review on the skill store – we value your feedback! The information in this skill is provided for informational and educational purposes only.
Skill Details
Supported Languages
English (GB)