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...

Dana’s story – baby not latching, SNS, formula – to breastfeeding...

My start to breastfeeding was a rocky one. After my baby Liam was delivered the doctors informed me that he wasn't able to maintain his sugar levels. To...

Breastfeeding a baby with Tongue Tie – Jo’s story

When my daughter was born I was elated. We had been through hell and back to have her, with multiple cycles of IVF and a miscarriage along the...

Breastfeeding is women’s business – isn’t it?

Jacqui Manning – a.k.a. The Friendly Psychologist – discusses the very important role men have in ensuring successful breastfeeding.  When I had my first child, it was really...

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...

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...

From Baby to Toddler – Boosting your growing baby’s immunity

Your little bubba is growing up. They’re starting to walk and they’ve got a few words. They’re turning into a real little person. At the same time, their digestive...

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...

Sibling Love: making breastfeeding easier when you have a toddler and...

Imagine that your partner has just brought home a new lover and announced that you are all going to live together. It will be fun! You will be...

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...

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Is Your Breastfed Baby Getting Enough Milk? A Lactation Consultant’s checklist.

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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,...