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Why I’m proud to breastfeed in the pub

Brace yourselves. This is going to be a ranty one. Did you hear about the man who lambasted a mum [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|8 Comments

Things they don’t tell you about the first week of breastfeeding

Don't worry, this isn't going to be one of those posts featuring horror stories about bleeding nipples and mastitis. Well, it does include [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|46 Comments

My breastfeeding hopes…and fears

It’s official: the third trimester has arrived! With 10 weeks to go until baby number three is due to make their [...]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|7 Comments

Why I gave up my dream job to breastfeed

‘Give mums paid breaks to breastfeed at work’. That’s the recommendation of a new report which blames the UK’s ‘unhelpful [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|32 Comments

The curious case of the shrinking boob

Pregnancy – and breastfeeding – have got lot to answer for in the boob department. Anyone who says they haven't is lying. [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments

5 breastfeeding-friendly summer outfits

After a couple of wedding-free summers we’ve got a wedding next month. It's in a tepee on a lavender farm, [...]

By |June 15th, 2016|Breast feeding, Fashion|3 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about extended breastfeeding

Everyone tells you there’s a big difference between breastfeeding a newborn and breastfeeding a toddler. But what they fail to [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|26 Comments

Would you let a stranger breastfeed your baby?

Have you heard the story about the mum who let five strangers breastfeed her baby? She was taken into hospital [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|36 Comments

Jamie Oliver’s right, breastfeeding IS a problem

‘Leave my tits alone’ and ‘stop mansplaining’: those are some of criticisms levelled at Jamie Oliver after he said something [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Breast feeding|57 Comments

5 tips for breast feeding in public

Have you seen the latest ads the UK government is running to encourage more women to breast feed in public? An animated [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Breast feeding|21 Comments

Why you should NEVER feel guilty about ‘brexting’

Brexting. Also known as texting or using your mobile phone while breastfeeding. It’s the latest no-no being flagged up by [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|Breast feeding|30 Comments

What’s the best way to treat mastitis?

I can’t believe it. Little B will be 11 months old this week and I’ve come down with mastitis. I [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Breast feeding|18 Comments

Things they DON’T tell you about breastfeeding

Little B will be one next month (don’t know where that went). We’re still going strong on the breast feeding [...]

By |September 21st, 2015|Breast feeding|56 Comments

Eye infection? Try breast milk eye drops

For the last week I’ve been sporting a black eye thanks to Little B who poked me right in the [...]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Breast feeding, Health, Parenting|6 Comments

5 tips for pain-free breastfeeding

When people talk about breast feeding being painful, I always assumed they meant in the bleeding nipples type of way, [...]

By |July 10th, 2015|Breast feeding|6 Comments