Pinky McKay Breast Feeding Interview

elebrity baby care guru Pinky McKay is up in arms witnessing a wide spread movement that is undermining breastfeeding mothers in Australia. Women are ill informed and giving...

Where are YOU feeding today? Mothers post photos of themselves breastfeeding...

First there were 'brelfies' - or breastfeeding selfies - where mothers take photos of themselves feeding their babies and upload them to social media. And now, there's a new...

A Bedtime Bottle – will it really help your baby sleep?

How often have you been told, just give your breastfed baby a bottle of formula at bedtime to make him sleep? Although this advice is almost some kind of...

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...

When breastfeeding sucks

You have seen all the beautiful photos of mums and babies gazing into each others’ eyes as the babies fill up on milk and love, the ‘brelfies’ of...

Big Boobs, Small Boobs and Breastmilk Supply- does size matter?

The joke used to be that I could get into a stag party wearing a bushman’s singlet and nobody would notice I was actually a girl. I was...

Exhausted? Foggy Brain? Anxious? The condition all mums need to know...

“I know I need to exercise but I don't even have the energy to go for a walk, I feel so tired all the time and I am...

Sore breast? Feeling ‘fluey’? What breastfeeding mums really need to...

Suddenly feeling 'fluey'? Emotional and teary? And you have a hot sore breast? Feeling 'fluey' any time when you are breastfeeding is a warning sign that you could be...

The Slippery Slope of Mummy Self Doubt

“I feel like such a failure.” I hear this every single day from mothers. The saddest thing is that every time I hear these words, the mother is doing...

The best breastfeeding advice for new mums – from real mums!

When you have a baby you can bet you will get loads of advice -and if your baby is the slightest bit unsettled you can be sure 'they'...

Breastfeeding in Summer – why you mustn’t give your baby water...

It’s stinking hot. You are sweaty so is your baby. He keeps grizzling and signalling that he wants more ‘boobie’ .  He’s obviously thirsty so you wonder, should...

Fans of Boobie Bikkies!

Candice Warner flaunts burgeoning baby belly as enjoys afternoon stroll with daughter Ivy Mae and husband David - with Boobie Bikkies! Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3251572/Candice-Warner-flaunts-burgeoning-baby-bump-enjoys-afternoon-stroll-daughter-Ivy-Mae-husband-David.html

Is breast best even when your own diet is crap?

A mother asks, “I am currently breastfeeding my 4th baby. She is 6 weeks. I have two toddlers also and I am so run off my feet I...

Feeling the ‘nipple cripple’ – when breastfeeding hurts and how to...

Are you curling your toes in pain at each breastfeed? Are you becoming anxious and dreading every feed because you know it will hurt like hell? It’s normal to...

Dads, ten things NOT to say to a new mum –...

!) He must be hungry! A boob isn’t the answer to every whimper your baby makes (although it can be a great 'go to') . Right now her boobs...

Breastfeeding and Work – Making it work

The World breastfeeding Week theme this year is ' Breastfeeding and Work. Let's Make it Work.’ The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is calling for concerted global...

Breastfeeding while you are pregnant – how safe is it?

Sophie has just found out she’s pregnant. She’s excited but anxious. You see, she’s still breastfeeding her 14 month old, Mia, and she isn’t ready to wean. However,...

Tongue tie – is it causing feeding problems?

Sarah was desperate. Her three week old baby Tom was unsettled, squirming at the breast and because he wasn’t sucking well, she had been topping him up with...