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...

Sara’s Story of Breastfeeding Ben – diagnosed with a heart defect...

  My second child, Ben, was diagnosed with a heart defect at our 20 week ultrasound.  We were told that he would need heart surgery shortly after birth in...

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...

Natalie’s story of perseverance – breastfeeding with low milk supply

My son is now 5 months old, looking back I can not believe how quickly the time has gone by. When we were attending the pre natal classes...

Beating Arsenic Hour

It's 5pm and everything is melting down - your baby has his cranky pants on and you are tired, dizzy and hungry, but you don't even have a...

Breastfeeding when your baby is unwell

Fortunately, due to the immunity boosting factors in your breast-milk, your breastfed baby will usually be healthy and well. However, if your baby does get sick, for instance...

Breastfeeding by heart, creating time with my babies. Kate’s story.

When I fell pregnant first time round I knew I wanted to breastfeed, I knew the benefits and I just knew that's the path I was going to...

When baby bites the breast – plus bite prevention strategies

Help! My baby has his first two teeth and he has started biting when I breastfeed. How can I stop him biting or will I have to wean...

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...

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,...

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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,...