Can I heat bottles in the microwave?
Microwaves can heat milk unevenly. Shake the bottle very well once heated, then wait a few seconds before testing the temperature on your wrist.
Will adding extra powder make my baby sleep longer?
No, but it may make him sick. If your baby is still hungry, feed him more often.
Where can I get help with bottle-feeding?
Ask your midwife or health visitor for advice, or find out more on NHS Choices here.
For more tips on feeding your baby, see BabyCentre’s complete guide to formula feeding.
Expressing milk is a way of extracting milk from the breast, and this can be done by hand or by using a pump.
It’s really hard to stay cheerful if you’re being woken up every couple of hours every night. Try to remember that it won’t last too long.
Imagine what it’s like for your baby, doing everything for the first time.
Sometimes, for various reasons, mothers use formula rather than breastfeeding.