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breastfeeding newborn

Someone to mother you

When I arrived at ‘Melanie's' house (not her real name), she and two week old baby Liam were crying. Melanie was exhausted and stressed about her low milk supply. She had been up three hourly during the night to feed then settle Liam so she could express around the clock. Since 6am she and her partner had been taking turns walking the floor with…
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Ten Top Boobie Traps and the Best Tips to Beat Them

Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby, but it often doesn’t come naturally at first. It’s helpful to understand that just like learning a new dance, you and your tiny partner can take a little while to get 'in step' together. As you learn how to hold your baby comfortably, your little one has to coordinate sucking, swallowing and…
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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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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!