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Temeaka’s story, the 100% expressed breastmilk baby!

Our gorgeous son Stuart James was born 40+3 via emergency c section, my labour was obstructed after a failed epidural, he is our first child and a miracle after being told I couldn't have children. Due to the C Section I couldn't do skin to skin straight away or breastfeed straight away. My C Section was very late at night and once back in the room…
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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 way. Finally I was holding my own baby for the first time! I held her to my breast expecting her to nuzzle in and start feeding but…nothing. I must have looked disappointed as one of the midwives said ‘Don’t…
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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 Australian breastfeeding association classes while pregnant, went to antenatal classes, read blogs, researched the Internet, read books, spoke to my mum who breastfed her 3 babies for 12 months each and my sister who did…
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Breastfeeding with confidence – Megan’s story

My pregnancy was anything but boring, only to be outshone by a dramatic labour and birth where my gorgeous baby girl had to be resuscitated and rushed off to the special care nursery. It never occurred to be that my baby could and would be whisked away after birth, I had always pictured that moment my baby was placed on my chest, tears of joy…
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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 seeing someone breastfeeding their almost 2 year old son before I was even pregnant, and thinking how lazy she was for not packing him a proper snack.  Yes, I would breastfeed, but a walking…
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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!