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...

Why breastfeeding mummies need to ‘get em out’ in public

I was only nineteen, out with my boyfriend while he was on a uni assignment. He was a surveying student and had to measure a piece of land...

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...

Breasting out in public – Pia finds her groove

Breastfeeding in public was a no-brainer to me. My whole life I had lived and breathed women’s rights. I believed (and still do) that no one had the...

Breastfeeding when your baby is unwell

Fortunately, due to the immunity boosting factors in your breast-milk, your breastfed baby will usually be healthy and well. However, if your baby does get sick, for instance...

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...

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...

When breastfeeding REALLY hurts – could it be thrush? Leah’s story.

Four years ago when I was pregnant with my daughter I was certain that I would breastfeed. I did have an idea that it may not be really...

Breastfeeding with formula topups – without guilt or shame

Before I had a child, I assumed that motherhood would be instinctual, breastfeeding would come naturally and that it would be easy. I was wrong. My daughter was...

From one to two – tandem feeding with just about everything...

I remember late in my pregnancy seeing a picture of a mother tandem breastfeeding her toddler and newborn and thinking ‘why on earth would anyone ever do that!’...

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