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“Tell me there is no one way to ‘do’ newborns. Tell me you just have to figure out what they need. Tell me they aren’t scary.” Emily has just...

Food and mother’s milk – how your diet can boost your...

Many health professionals will assert that a mother’s  diet doesn’t make a difference to her breast milk composition or quantity: they will say,’ even starving women in third...

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...

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...

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 – 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...

From breast-feeding to family foods – starting your baby on solids

Around the middle of your baby’s first year, that is at about six months, your baby will start showing signs that he is ready for family foods: he...

Sore breast? Feeling ‘fluey’? What breastfeeding mums really need to...

Suddenly feeling 'fluey'? Emotional and teary? And you have a hot sore breast? Feeling 'fluey' any time when you are breastfeeding is a warning sign that you could be...

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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,...