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Breastfeeding

Is breast best even when your own diet is crap?

A mother asks, “I am currently breastfeeding my 4th baby. She is 6 weeks. I have two toddlers also and I am so run off my feet I barely have time to eat. When I do, it's what I can grab that is fast and easy so as you can imagine it’s pretty void of nutrients. I’m really struggling to get healthy meals in, I’m lacking motivation and time. I saw…
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Breastfeeding and Work – Making it work

The World breastfeeding Week theme this year is ' Breastfeeding and Work. Let's Make it Work.’ The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is calling for concerted global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. WABA states, “whether a woman is working in the formal, non-formal or home setting, she needs to feel…
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Breastfeeding while you are pregnant – how safe is it?

Sophie has just found out she’s pregnant. She’s excited but anxious. You see, she’s still breastfeeding her 14 month old, Mia, and she isn’t ready to wean. However, she’s concerned about how breastfeeding will affect her pregnancy and her unborn baby. Although Mia isn’t breastfeeding a lot in comparison to a younger baby, Sophie knows ‘booby’…
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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 can be shattered when almost any variation in her baby’s behavior (read, sleep or feeding patterns) will be explained by unhelpful advice such as, “are you sure you have enough…
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Breastfeeding – why your baby’s not ‘just using you as a dummy’ (and the dummy debate)

You’re stuck on the couch having the life sucked out of you by the tiny person latched onto your breast as though his life depends on you (actually, it kind of does right now!). Being needed so intensely is making you feel overwhelmed, and now you’re totally confused by the unhelpful comments being tossed at you, including, ‘He’s just using you as…
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Pinky McKay's Breastfeeding Simply eBook

‘Breastfeeding Simply – How to make breastfeeding easy, enjoyable and successful’ by Pinky McKay, IBCLC Lactation Consultant (that’s the gold standard for breastfeeding professionals), is a complete, easy to follow road map that reveals how you can produce nature’s own amazing wonder food for your baby – simply, easily, successfully – RIGHT NOW!