11 things every mum can do to protect your mental health...

As a breastfeeding mother you are everything to your baby – food, comfort and nurturing. Around the clock. It’s a lot of pressure to know you are the...

Breastfeeding – 5 things you don’t have to worry about, even...

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...

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...

Breastfeeding – it’s a confidence game (and you have got this,...

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 –...

From breast-feeding to family foods – starting your baby on solids

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...

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...

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,...

5 Ways Your Baby Shows He Loves You

As you carried your baby in your belly, you dreamed of an instant connection between you – just like the soft focused television ads. He would instantly know...

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When I arrived at ‘Melanie's' house (not her real name), she and two week old baby Liam were crying. Melanie was exhausted and stressed about her low milk...

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...

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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,...