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You have most likely heard all sorts of advice about when and how often to feed your baby. It’s confusing isn't it? Breastfeeding according to your baby’s signals, not the clock, is more compatible with your baby’s needs and it...
Monique’s story – green milk Monique is beside herself. She says, “I think I am going to have to wean, I expressed some milk this morning and it’s green. What the hell is happening? I can’t feed my baby this!...
There are so many rules about being a good mum, it’s enough to do your head in. If you are breastfeeding there are even more ‘rules’. And, because these rules are about feeding your baby and actually making him...
Congratulations! Here you are, gazing at your amazing newborn, completely overawed and overwhelmed at the prospect of nurturing and nourishing this little being. breastfeeding your baby feels like a huge responsibility, you desperately want to make this work but...
Around the middle of your baby’s first year, that is at about six months, your baby will start showing signs that he is ready for family foods: he will be able to sit up in a high chair or...
It seems crazy that breastfeeding is the biologically normal way to feed a baby and women have been feeding their babies at the breast since time began and yet there is still a plethora of misinformation that can mess up...
How often have you been told, just give your breastfed baby a bottle of formula at bedtime to make him sleep? Although this advice is almost some kind of ‘folk-lore’ among the believers, there are some health professionals who may...
Becoming a mother is a time of intense, overwhelming joy, right? Where every new mum is perfectly groomed, perfectly poised, smiling, and happy, happy, happy? I remember sitting with my eight-week-old baby in my rocking chair, rocking back and forth,...
On this day one year ago I uttered to myself "I'll give it another month, then I'll give up breastfeeding". It was hard to hear those words coming out of my own mouth. Actually, it was devastating. You see,...
My mum sent me an email today with a link to an ABC news article titled “Body Image concerns causing shorter breastfeeding periods for obese women”. My mother’s message read “This article is in the ABC this morning –...