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...

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...

Breastfeeding by heart, creating time with my babies. Kate’s story.

When I fell pregnant first time round I knew I wanted to breastfeed, I knew the benefits and I just knew that's the path I was going to...

Breastfeeding success – thanks to persistance and a great support team!

  I never thought I would be able to breast feed.  Both my sisters had no luck with their supply and bottle fed their children (and they have all...

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...

Have You Started Learning About Breastfeeding?

My breastfeeding story begins with my independent midwife saying to me 'have you started learning about breastfeeding' and with me responding 'I thought it just happened naturally'. After...

Expressing colostrum during pregnancy – your newborn’s first immune boost!

Colostrum, the yellowish ‘first milk’ produced from the second trimester of pregnancy is an antibody rich immune booster and has often been called  ‘baby’s  first immunisation’.  Colostrum helps...

Second time round – I really am a breastfeeding mum!

I am a second time Mum but felt like a first timer when learning to breastfeed my second child. My first son James was born by caesarean and sadly...

Pumping, potions and pills – from low supply and self doubt...

It never occurred to me that breastfeeding might be a problem for me.  I was healthy, I had fairly ‘normal’ sized boobs (if maybe on the small side),...

Kellie’s story – breastfeeding success with her second baby

I have 2 beautiful daughters: Rayne, two and a half, and Maia almost 12 months. My journey starts with Rayne. When I was pregnant with Rayne I knew...

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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,...