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...

Breastfeeding your baby to sleep?

Among  all the rules about baby sleep, you are certain to hear advice to never, ever allow your baby to fall asleep on the breast! Although you may like...

Worst Breastfeeding Advice – Ever!

One of the most common reasons for breastfeeding problems is unhelpful advice. We have asked real mums, ‘what was the worst breastfeeding advice you have been told? ‘ Here...

Expressing colostrum during pregnancy – your newborn’s first immune boost!

Colostrum, the yellowish ‘first milk’ produced from the second trimester of pregnancy is an antibody rich immune booster and has often been called  ‘baby’s  first immunisation’.  Colostrum helps...

Expressing Breast Milk – making it easy!

Expressing means squeezing milk from your breasts, either by hand or using a breast- pump. There are a number of reasons you may find it helpful to express...

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...

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!...

Fifteen things NEVER to say to a breastfeeding mother

When you have a baby, it seems every man and his grandmother have an opinion – and they will share it willingly. How you feed your baby is...

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...

Four Important Baby Cues – learn these and make everything...

So often, I see confused new mums trying to implement a strict routine that doesn’t seem to be working with their uniquely individual baby. A little bit of...

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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,...