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Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby, but it often doesn’t come naturally at first. It’s helpful to understand that just like learning a new dance, you and your tiny partner can take a little while to...
What could be more affirming to your confidence than gazing into the deep navy blue eyes of your newborn, knowing that everything he needs comes from you – security in your arms as he drinks in your smell, your...
One of the most common reasons for breastfeeding problems is unhelpful advice. We have asked real mums, ‘what was the worst breastfeeding advice you have been told? ‘ Here is what they said – and why this is bad advice: 1)“My...
You know your milk is a perfect food for your baby. You know breast milk digests quickly and you understand about ‘supply and demand’ - the more your baby drinks, the more milk your body will be signalled to...
At first, your newborn’s feeds will be colostrum, a yellowish fluid high in antibodies and important elements that prime your baby’s immune system and protect him against infections.   Although you will only produce small amounts of colostrum, this will...
As he pulled on his little ‘working boots’ my three year old gazed up and told me very matter of factly, “Mummy, when I get scared, booby makes me feel brave.” When I breastfed our first two babies, I wasn’t...
My son is 4 weeks old and has been breastfed and also 'topped up' with formula since he was a week old. He is now almost a kilo above his birth weight and appears very healthy, so I would...
It’s your baby’s first Christmas. It’s exciting but also a bit overwhelming too as you try to plan the big day with family and friends. Hopefully, if you have a newborn, you haven’t put your hand up to host the...
Your baby is completely portable and so is his food source if you are breastfeeding. This can make travel with a little one much easier and safer than contending with potentially unsafe sources of infant food, formula and water. ...
It’s your first festive season since you had your baby. You haven’t had a drink since you knew you were pregnant but now you are wondering, how much can I drink while I am breastfeeding? Will alcohol pass through...