Breastfeeding success – thanks to persistance and a great support team!

  I never thought I would be able to breast feed.  Both my sisters had no luck with their supply and bottle fed their children (and they have all...

Second time round – I really am a breastfeeding mum!

I am a second time Mum but felt like a first timer when learning to breastfeed my second child. My first son James was born by caesarean and sadly...

Winner of our ‘Mother Love’ Facebook Competition!!

Hello everyone Just letting you know that to comply with Facebook competition regulations, we are announcing the winner of our Mother Love Competition on the blog here. As drawn randomly...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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,...