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low milk supply

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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5 Big Fat Lies About Breastfeeding

It seems crazy that breastfeeding is the biologically normal way to feed a baby and women have been feeding their babies at the breast since time began and yet there is still a plethora of misinformation that can mess up a mother's experience and feeding her baby can become a huge struggle. How many of these big fat lies have you heard - and what…
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Breastfeeding – why your baby’s not ‘just using you as a dummy’ (and the dummy debate)

You’re stuck on the couch having the life sucked out of you by the tiny person latched onto your breast as though his life depends on you (actually, it kind of does right now!). Being needed so intensely is making you feel overwhelmed, and now you’re totally confused by the unhelpful comments being tossed at you, including, ‘He’s just using you as…
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Fun recycling ideas for your Boobie Bikkies Milk Cartons

We love our Boobie Bikkies cartons. And it seems, so do mums. We get lots of of positive feedback about how pretty they are. When we had them designed, this was what we wanted, but we also needed the packs to be strong enough to ship without having crushed cookies.  Although we considered every element for practicality and sustainability, it…
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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 him on the breast and him constantly pulling off after two seconds with not enough I topped him up with formula around 8pm Then the next feed at 1.30am was 100% BM and and the remainder of the day was…
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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!