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...

Breastfeeding twins – Nicole’s story and great twin feeding tips

  During my pregnancy my thoughts regarding breastfeeding were that I was going to aim for twelve months but six months would also be great. I gave birth to my...

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...

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...

Nini’s story, ‘Elisha’s weaning, naturally, with love’

When I was pregnant with Elisha, breastfeeding was one of the parenting topics that bored me. I remember sitting in my ante-natal class paying detailed attention about the...

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...

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...

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...

Breasting out in public – Pia finds her groove

Breastfeeding in public was a no-brainer to me. My whole life I had lived and breathed women’s rights. I believed (and still do) that no one had the...

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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,...