Please can we stop shaming breastfeeding mothers?

Sarah was out for lunch with friends and family and her three month old baby. She says, “my baby was tired from being awake too early, she was...

When Nursing Aversion Strikes – and you can’t stand breastfeeding.

When we talk about the challenges of Breastfeeding, we seldom ever talk about ‘Breastfeeding Aversion’.  Perhaps it’s because no-body really understands ‘why’ it happens, even those of us...

Fun recycling ideas for your Boobie Bikkies Milk Cartons

We love our Boobie Bikkies cartons. And it seems, so do mums. We get lots of of positive feedback about how pretty they are. When we had them designed,...

The Real Truth About Having a Baby – what they never...

Breastfeeding may not 'just happen' 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...

Four Important Baby Cues – learn these and make everything...

So often, I see confused new mums trying to implement a strict routine that doesn’t seem to be working with their uniquely individual baby. A little bit of...

The Magical Power of Mother’s Milk – and it’s not just...

It’s not just the milk your baby drinks that can boost her health – mothers the world over have used breast-milk as a cure-all for minor aches and...

Breastfeeding in Summer – why you mustn’t give your baby water...

It’s stinking hot. You are sweaty so is your baby. He keeps grizzling and signalling that he wants more ‘boobie’ .  He’s obviously thirsty so you wonder, should...

Is breast best even when your own diet is crap?

A mother asks, “I am currently breastfeeding my 4th baby. She is 6 weeks. I have two toddlers also and I am so run off my feet I...

How Boobie Bikkies helped Rebecca boost her milk supply

I have been lucky enough to feed my baby successfully from when he was born to now (nearly 15months) and our success continues. I attribute much of this...

Breasting out all over – preventing and treating breast engorgement

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.  ...

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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,...