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...

Breasting out all over – preventing and treating breast engorgement

At first, your newborn’s feeds will be colostrum, a yellowish fluid high in antibodies and important elements that prime your baby’s immune system and protect him against infections.  ...

Second time round – I really am a breastfeeding mum!

I am a second time Mum but felt like a first timer when learning to breastfeed my second child. My first son James was born by caesarean and sadly...

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...

Breastfeeding – 5 things you don’t have to worry about, even...

There are so many rules about being a good mum, it’s enough to do your head in. If you are breastfeeding there are even more ‘rules’. And, because...

Breastfeeding through a mental illness – Cathy’s story

One of my first memories after waking groggily from a General Anaesthetic was to ask if my baby had survived. She had. I then submerged back into the...

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...

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...

Kellie’s story – breastfeeding success with her second baby

I have 2 beautiful daughters: Rayne, two and a half, and Maia almost 12 months. My journey starts with Rayne. When I was pregnant with Rayne I knew...

7 Ways New Dads Can Bond With Baby – without giving...

A mother with a baby snuggled at her breast strokes her baby’s deliciously smooth skin, ruffles the soft downy hair on his head and gazes into his eyes...

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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,...