Is my baby weaning from breastfeeding?

My  7 month old baby is breastfeeding 4 times a day with one bottle of formula at the his 10pm ‘dream feed’. He has two bottles of formula...

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....

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...

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 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 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...

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 and returning to work

Breastfeeding has been going well: your baby is thriving and happy. But now you are returning to work and feel sad at the prospect of weaning your baby....

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...

From one to two – tandem feeding with just about everything...

I remember late in my pregnancy seeing a picture of a mother tandem breastfeeding her toddler and newborn and thinking ‘why on earth would anyone ever do that!’...

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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,...