When Nursing Aversion Strikes – and you can’t stand breastfeeding.

When we talk about the challenges of Breastfeeding, we seldom ever talk about ‘Breastfeeding Aversion’.  Perhaps it’s because no-body really understands ‘why’ it happens, even those of us...

Postnatal Depression – from tears to wellness, what every family needs...

Becoming a mother is a time of intense, overwhelming joy, right? Where every new mum is perfectly groomed, perfectly poised, smiling, and happy, happy, happy? I remember sitting with...

All tied up – by Irene Franklin

On this day one year ago I uttered to myself "I'll give it another month, then I'll give up breastfeeding". It was hard to hear those words coming...

Big girls do breastfeed – body image and breastfeeding , one...

My mum sent me an email today with a link to an ABC news article titled “Body Image concerns causing shorter breastfeeding periods for obese women”. My mother’s...

Crying more than your baby? Could it be postnatal depression?

I was incredibly stressed and I knew something was very wrong but I thought, I am a mum, I should be able to cope,” says Sandy, a Melbourne...

Ashlee’s story, Breastfeeding Isla – teaching a baby with weak suck...

 On the 29th of March after a horrendous pregnancy and much anticipation I delivered our baby girl Isla. She is my third and last baby and by now...

Breastfeeding, from pain and isolation – to triumph! Jeannie’s story.

When I'm asked if I enjoyed breastfeeding my son, I never really know what to say. Ours was a VERY long, difficult, painful and exhausting journey that pushed...

Temeaka’s story, the 100% expressed breastmilk baby!

Our gorgeous son Stuart James was born 40+3 via emergency c section, my labour was obstructed after a failed epidural, he is our first child and a miracle...

Breastfeeding through a mental illness – Cathy’s story

One of my first memories after waking groggily from a General Anaesthetic was to ask if my baby had survived. She had. I then submerged back into the...

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...

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