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...

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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...

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...

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.  ...

Baby, breastfeeds and Christmas day

It’s your baby’s first Christmas. It’s exciting but also a bit overwhelming too as you try to plan the big day with family and friends. Hopefully, if you have...

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...

Supporting a Friend with Postnatal Depression or Anxiety

Imogen says, “I have a close friend with postnatal depression. Her new baby is only 7 weeks old and she has a toddler too. I want to help...

Worst Breastfeeding Advice – Ever!

One of the most common reasons for breastfeeding problems is unhelpful advice. We have asked real mums, ‘what was the worst breastfeeding advice you have been told? ‘ Here...

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...

Birth. Bounce Back. Ready, Set, Go!

“Tell me there is no one way to ‘do’ newborns. Tell me you just have to figure out what they need. Tell me they aren’t scary.” Emily has just...

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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,...