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tongue tie

All tied up – by Irene Franklin

On this day one year ago I uttered to myself "I'll give it another month, then I'll give up breastfeeding". It was hard to hear those words coming out of my own mouth. Actually, it was devastating. You see, breastfeeding had been a challenge from day one. And 17 days later, there was no sign of improvement. The nurses at the hospital kept saying…
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Tongue tie – is it causing feeding problems?

Sarah was desperate. Her three week old baby Tom was unsettled, squirming at the breast and because he wasn’t sucking well, she had been topping him up with formula so her milk supply was rapidly diminishing. She had seen a paediatrician who told her Tom had 'behavioural problems' and she was feeding him too often. Her baby health nurse had told…
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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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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!