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 is women’s business – isn’t it?

Jacqui Manning – a.k.a. The Friendly Psychologist – discusses the very important role men have in ensuring successful breastfeeding.  When I had my first child, it was really...

Fun recycling ideas for your Boobie Bikkies Milk Cartons

We love our Boobie Bikkies cartons. And it seems, so do mums. We get lots of of positive feedback about how pretty they are. When we had them designed,...

Please can we stop shaming breastfeeding mothers?

Sarah was out for lunch with friends and family and her three month old baby. She says, “my baby was tired from being awake too early, she was...

Is my baby hungry? What are the signs? When should I...

You have most likely heard all sorts of advice about when and how often to feed your baby. It’s confusing isn't it? Breastfeeding according to your baby’s signals, not...

The Real Truth About Having a Baby – what they never...

Breastfeeding may not 'just happen' Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby but it often doesn't come naturally at first. It’s helpful to understand that just like...

Soothing the Sobs – 16 Ways to Calm Your Crying Baby

Crying is your baby’s language. At first, it is pretty much the only way an infant can communicate his needs and express feelings like discomfort, hunger, exhaustion and...

Why breastfeeding routines suck

Did you know you would be having a cup of coffee at four o’clock this afternoon, or did you just feel like one? Did you tell your work colleagues...

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...

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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,...