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 through a mental illness – Cathy’s story

One of my first memories after waking groggily from a General Anaesthetic was to ask if my baby had survived. She had. I then submerged back into the...

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...

Breastfeeding and Work – Making it work

The World breastfeeding Week theme this year is ' Breastfeeding and Work. Let's Make it Work.’ The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is calling for concerted global...

Breastfeeding, from pain and isolation – to triumph! Jeannie’s story.

When I'm asked if I enjoyed breastfeeding my son, I never really know what to say. Ours was a VERY long, difficult, painful and exhausting journey that pushed...

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),...

Breastfeeding an allergic and ‘true’ lactose intolerant baby

In 2010 I delivered my much awaited daughter. This was a complicated and traumatic birth, but I had nothing to compare it to and did not realise it...

Breastfeeding a Newborn – Dee’s Story

Thinking about my early days with my journey....is an interesting reflection, now my little girl is 7.5 mths and it feels like those early days are so long...

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...

How Gina boosted her mama milk for twins

A little over a year ago I gave birth to two healthy twin boys via C-Section after a nightmare of not being able to give birth naturally because...

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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,...