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

Flashback Friday: Mammaries are made of this

I started Crummy Mummy in January 2013 as I prepared to stop breastfeeding BB, and by May the journey was [...]

By |June 26th, 2015|Breast feeding|22 Comments

I cut the rounded ends off a sanitary towel and stuck them in my bra

This is me with homemade breast pads I made out of a sanitary towel. Having unveiled our brand new website [...]

Watching Stephen Mangan give birth actually seemed quite normal

Last week I had one of the most bizarre evenings I think I’ve ever had: I watched the actor Stephen [...]

We’ve had a makeover!

Today I’m coming to you from our brand new sparkling website! After almost two and a half years we’ve waved [...]