5 Ways Your Baby Shows He Loves You

As you carried your baby in your belly, you dreamed of an instant connection between you – just like the soft focused television ads. He would instantly know...

The Magical Power of Mother’s Milk – and it’s not just...

It’s not just the milk your baby drinks that can boost her health – mothers the world over have used breast-milk as a cure-all for minor aches and...

Why breastfeeding mummies need to ‘get em out’ in public

I was only nineteen, out with my boyfriend while he was on a uni assignment. He was a surveying student and had to measure a piece of land...

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...

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,...

Every breastfeed is a success

"I popped into the doctors’ to have my toddlers cough checked," says Kate, mother of a just turned two year old. "I mentioned to the GP that I...

Low milk supply in the evening?

"I find by 7pm my supply is at nothing and my 8 week old is screaming because he's not getting anything. So the other night of continuously putting...

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...

Breastfeeding a Newborn – Dee’s Story

Thinking about my early days with my journey....is an interesting reflection, now my little girl is 7.5 mths and it feels like those early days are so long...

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...

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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,...