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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 kindly and gently letting me know that 'it doesn't just happen naturally', my wonderful midwife lent me countless DVDs to learn from. I also joined the ABA and…
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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 breastfeeding did not work out the way I had imagined. A very hungry boy from the moment he was born, bruising and bleeding ensued. I experienced pain during and between feeds and I was unclear as to…
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Pumping, potions and pills – from low supply and self doubt to a beautiful breastfeeding bond

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), ‘normal’ looking nipples a ‘normal’ healthy pregnancy and a bucket load of breastfeeding information in my head.  I was ‘normal’ and I was prepared.  There was no good reason why I might struggle with…
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Low milk supply in the evening?

"I find by 7pm my supply is at nothing and my 8 week old is screaming because he's not getting anything. So the other night of continuously putting him on the breast and him constantly pulling off after two seconds with not enough I topped him up with formula around 8pm Then the next feed at 1.30am was 100% BM and and the remainder of the day was…
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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 good stuff.  Mostly, night time breastfeeds feel precious and beautiful. You know in your heart that these sweet moonlight cuddles will end soon but there are niggling doubts about night time…
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How Boobie Bikkies helped Rebecca boost her milk supply

I have been lucky enough to feed my baby successfully from when he was born to now (nearly 15months) and our success continues. I attribute much of this success and my breastfeeding confidence to you Pinky. Before he was born, I read and consumed your E-book “Breastfeeding Simply” and I read many of your articles from the time he was born that you…
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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!