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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding a baby with Tongue Tie – Jo’s story

When my daughter was born I was elated. We had been through hell and back to have her, with multiple cycles of IVF and a miscarriage along the way. Finally I was holding my own baby for the first time! I held her to my breast expecting her to nuzzle in and start feeding but…nothing. I must have looked disappointed as one of the midwives said ‘Don’t…
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Nikki’s Breastfeeding Journey – tears to triumph!

I'm a lawyer and now first time mum at 26 years old. I was so excited to have a baby and determined to breastfeed. I went to the Australian breastfeeding association classes while pregnant, went to antenatal classes, read blogs, researched the Internet, read books, spoke to my mum who breastfed her 3 babies for 12 months each and my sister who did…
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Breastfeeding with confidence – Megan’s story

My pregnancy was anything but boring, only to be outshone by a dramatic labour and birth where my gorgeous baby girl had to be resuscitated and rushed off to the special care nursery. It never occurred to be that my baby could and would be whisked away after birth, I had always pictured that moment my baby was placed on my chest, tears of joy…
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Breastfeeding, a baby led journey

I love to research, so when I became pregnant, breastfeeding was one of many exciting new topics of discovery. I joined the Australian Breastfeeding Association and raided the local library for books and back issues of Essence magazine. I became an expert, in theory, on the art and science of breastfeeding. Then my daughter was born. I’m…
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Breastfeeding a high needs baby- Maria’s story

The way I thought my breastfeeding (and parenting) journey would go and how it actually has turned out so far are two very different things.  I still remember seeing someone breastfeeding their almost 2 year old son before I was even pregnant, and thinking how lazy she was for not packing him a proper snack.  Yes, I would breastfeed, but a walking…
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Every breastfeed is a success

"I popped into the doctors’ to have my toddlers cough checked," says Kate, mother of a just turned two year old. "I mentioned to the GP that I was still breastfeeding and was completely speechless when she told me, "you know there is no goodness in your milk after three months." On the other hand, there are mothers like Emma who are completely…
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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!