Temeaka’s story, the 100% expressed breastmilk baby!

Our gorgeous son Stuart James was born 40+3 via emergency c section, my labour was obstructed after a failed epidural, he is our first child and a miracle...

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...

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...

Weaning from ‘Top-ups’ to Breastfeeding Without Bottles

My son is 4 weeks old and has been breastfed and also 'topped up' with formula since he was a week old. He is now almost a kilo...

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...

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...

Crying baby, sleepless nights – could your baby have reflux?

Your baby is irritable, grizzly, hates lying on his back, spits up or vomits often, has hiccups constantly and he is a nightmare to feed: he starts to...

Yes, fathers, you can help to breastfeed (without baring your...

Did you know that a father's impact is the single most crucial factor in breastfeeding success? That's what research has revealed. So even though you may be feeling...

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...

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...

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Is Your Breastfed Baby Getting Enough Milk? A Lactation Consultant’s checklist.

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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,...