From breast-feeding to family foods – starting your baby on solids

Around the middle of your baby’s first year, that is at about six months, your baby will start showing signs that he is ready for family foods: he...

You know you are breastfeeding a toddler when….

  Nobody tells you ‘breast is best’ any more (even though it is!). Instead, you hear "are you STILL breastfeeding" or “you will be going to school to feed...

Breastfeeding – weaning blues, the depression nobody talks about

“At 4 months we took the advice of health professionals and started offering top up bottles after a medical report noted "failure to thrive". This was heart breaking....

How do I stop breastfeeding my baby to sleep?

Mum question:I have spent the first few months of my daughter’s life feeding her to sleep and it works well but now I’m worried I’ll be doing forever!...

Breastfeeding, a baby led journey

I love to research, so when I became pregnant, breastfeeding was one of many exciting new topics of discovery. I joined the Australian Breastfeeding Association and raided the...

Breastfeeding a high needs baby- Maria’s story

The way I thought my breastfeeding (and parenting) journey would go and how it actually has turned out so far are two very different things.  I still remember...

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...

Does your baby REALLY need night feeds?

It’s dark and still. The world is sleeping. At least, the world of people without babies is asleep. Your baby is awake, snuggled at your breast, slurping the...

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...

When baby refuses the breast – weaning or a nursing strike?

Here you are, dripping milk, all ready for your baby to feed – but he won’t! If you have a newborn, there is every chance you will be ‘woman...

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