Breastfeeding – why your baby’s not ‘just using you as a...

You’re stuck on the couch having the life sucked out of you by the tiny person latched onto your breast as though his life depends on you (actually,...

Breastfeeding – your letdown reflex and why it matters

“When I’m breastfeeding, I get a weird tightness and sore tingly feeling like really strong pins and needles in my boobs – tell me they aren’t going to...

Your Fussy Baby and ‘Cluster Feeding’ – what does this mean?

So often mums say, my baby wants to breastfeed all evening, I am worried about my milk supply? It’s common for young babies, especially, to ‘cluster feed’, meaning they...

Pumping, potions and pills – from low supply and self doubt...

It never occurred to me that breastfeeding might be a problem for me.  I was healthy, I had fairly ‘normal’ sized boobs (if maybe on the small side),...

Exhausted? Foggy Brain? Anxious? The condition all mums need to know...

“I know I need to exercise but I don't even have the energy to go for a walk, I feel so tired all the time and I am...

When love trickles down – Pinky’s story of sharing

We were mothers of toddlers at a tiny tots’ roller skating class. We ‘clicked’ as you do with other mothers sometimes. I was quite isolated in my parenting...

Breasting out in public – Pia finds her groove

Breastfeeding in public was a no-brainer to me. My whole life I had lived and breathed women’s rights. I believed (and still do) that no one had the...

Breastfeeding while you are pregnant – how safe is it?

Sophie has just found out she’s pregnant. She’s excited but anxious. You see, she’s still breastfeeding her 14 month old, Mia, and she isn’t ready to wean. However,...

Is my baby hungry? What are the signs? When should I...

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...

Breastfeeding and Work – Making it work

The World breastfeeding Week theme this year is ' Breastfeeding and Work. Let's Make it Work.’ The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is calling for concerted global...

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Is Your Breastfed Baby Getting Enough Milk? A Lactation Consultant’s checklist.

If you feel anxious about how much milk your breastfed baby is getting, you aren't alone. One of the most commonly reported reasons for women stopping breastfeeding is...

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11 Amazing facts about breastmilk that you may not know

1) Your breast milk is LIVE (just like in the video above!) Just like human blood, breast milk is a living fluid containing a range of germ killing substances,...