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lactation consultant

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 breastfeeding did not work out the way I had imagined. A very hungry boy from the moment he was born, bruising and bleeding ensued. I experienced pain during and between feeds and I was unclear as to…
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Pumping, potions and pills – from low supply and self doubt to a beautiful breastfeeding bond

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), ‘normal’ looking nipples a ‘normal’ healthy pregnancy and a bucket load of breastfeeding information in my head.  I was ‘normal’ and I was prepared.  There was no good reason why I might struggle with…
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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 ago. I remember going into hospital with a bit of trepidation about feeding, a lot of people would ask me if I planned to breastfeed and I’d answer honestly “i hope so” the hope...I guess being…
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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!