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...

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...

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...

Breastfeeding twins – Nicole’s story and great twin feeding tips

  During my pregnancy my thoughts regarding breastfeeding were that I was going to aim for twelve months but six months would also be great. I gave birth to my...

Sara’s Story of Breastfeeding Ben – diagnosed with a heart defect...

  My second child, Ben, was diagnosed with a heart defect at our 20 week ultrasound.  We were told that he would need heart surgery shortly after birth in...

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...

Marissa’s breastfeeding story – too much milk!

My first baby, Talia was born in 2009. I never considered not breastfeeding her but some minor complications during the delivery meant she spent 3 days in special...

When baby refuses the breast – weaning or a nursing strike?

Here you are, dripping milk, all ready for your baby to feed – but he won’t! If you have a newborn, there is every chance you will be ‘woman...

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...

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...

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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,...