Babies, breastfeeding and travel

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...

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,...

Food and mother’s milk – how your diet can boost your...

Many health professionals will assert that a mother’s  diet doesn’t make a difference to her breast milk composition or quantity: they will say,’ even starving women in third...

Your breast fed baby isn’t starving – but how do you...

It seems as though there is almost a campaign of scare-mongering against breastfeeding. Recently, there has been a barrage of reports on social media of breastfed babies being ‘starved’....

Breast or bubbly? What you must know about breastfeeding and alcohol...

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...

Fifteen things NEVER to say to a breastfeeding mother

When you have a baby, it seems every man and his grandmother have an opinion – and they will share it willingly. How you feed your baby is...

Ten Top Boobie Traps and the Best Tips to Beat Them

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,...

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...

5 top new mum survival tips

From new mothers, I often hear comments like: “I can’t even have a shower because I don’t know how long she will sleep for.” Or: “It takes so...

7 Ways New Dads Can Bond With Baby – without giving...

A mother with a baby snuggled at her breast strokes her baby’s deliciously smooth skin, ruffles the soft downy hair on his head and gazes into his eyes...

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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,...