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!’...

When baby bites the breast – plus bite prevention strategies

Help! My baby has his first two teeth and he has started biting when I breastfeed. How can I stop him biting or will I have to wean...

From Baby to Toddler – Boosting your growing baby’s immunity

Your little bubba is growing up. They’re starting to walk and they’ve got a few words. They’re turning into a real little person. At the same time, their digestive...

Breastfeeding mothers: How to stay healthy this winter, and what to...

Staying healthy during winter is important for you and your baby. When your baby is under six months, they are often getting all of their nutrition through you,...

Breastfeeding, from pain and isolation – to triumph! Jeannie’s story.

When I'm asked if I enjoyed breastfeeding my son, I never really know what to say. Ours was a VERY long, difficult, painful and exhausting journey that pushed...

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...

Weaning from ‘Top-ups’ to Breastfeeding Without Bottles

My son is 4 weeks old and has been breastfed and also 'topped up' with formula since he was a week old. He is now almost a kilo...

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...

Breastfeeding – why your baby’s not ‘just using you as a...

You’re stuck on the couch having the life sucked out of you by the tiny person latched onto your breast as though his life depends on you (actually,...

Breastfeeding – five top tips for the first three days

Congratulations! Here you are, gazing at your amazing newborn, completely overawed and overwhelmed at the prospect of nurturing and nourishing this little being. breastfeeding your baby feels like...

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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,...