Does your baby REALLY need night feeds?

It’s dark and still. The world is sleeping. At least, the world of people without babies is asleep. Your baby is awake, snuggled at your breast, slurping the...

Please can we stop shaming breastfeeding mothers?

Sarah was out for lunch with friends and family and her three month old baby. She says, “my baby was tired from being awake too early, she was...

Your Fussy Baby and ‘Cluster Feeding’ – what does this mean?

So often mums say, my baby wants to breastfeed all evening, I am worried about my milk supply? It’s common for young babies, especially, to ‘cluster feed’, meaning they...

Why breastfeeding routines suck

Did you know you would be having a cup of coffee at four o’clock this afternoon, or did you just feel like one? Did you tell your work colleagues...

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...

When Nursing Aversion Strikes – and you can’t stand breastfeeding.

When we talk about the challenges of Breastfeeding, we seldom ever talk about ‘Breastfeeding Aversion’.  Perhaps it’s because no-body really understands ‘why’ it happens, even those of us...

Busting the ‘booby traps’ of low breast-milk supply

The most common reason women say they give up breastfeeding is because they don’t think they have enough milk. Is it any wonder that a breastfeeding mother’s confidence...

Five ways to make breastfeeding easier – BEFORE you have your...

“I will breastfeed –if I can.” This is such a common phrase and with breast feeding horror stories almost as prevalent as scary birth stories, is it any...

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...

Ten Top Boobie Traps and the Best Tips to Beat Them

Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby, but it often doesn’t come naturally at first. It’s helpful to understand that just like learning a new dance,...

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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,...