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10 things I learnt breastfeeding three babies

I don’t mean three babies at once (although hats off to anyone who does that!) I mean three consecutive children. [...]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|8 Comments

Why I had my breast milk turned into jewellery

They say there's no use crying over spilt milk. Except there is when that milk is your own breast milk, [...]

By |July 8th, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting, Reviews|10 Comments

Breast vs bottle: why do we get so mad?

So the latest research from the World Health Organisation on the benefits of breastfeeding over bottle feeding has caused a [...]

By |May 3rd, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|15 Comments

Breastfeeding at two – what happened next

Four weeks. That’s how long it’s been since I stopped breastfeeding the youngest. And it’s been the most challenging four [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|4 Comments

Breastfeeding at two – now what?

So we’ve reached the World Health Organisation’s recommended two years of breastfeeding. Not deliberately – I didn’t set out to [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|17 Comments

10 things the experts don’t tell you about breastfeeding

Did you that know half of women who breastfeed their babies say they feel like they let their baby down [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|7 Comments

Why I’ve decided to give up breastfeeding

Two years. That's how long the World Health Organisation recommends breastfeeding babies for. But 20 months in I've decided it's [...]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|21 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about breastfeeding a toddler

Nineteen months. That's how old the littlest turns this week. Which means I'm officially breastfeeding a toddler. Having fed my [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|7 Comments

The truth about breastfeeding in public

Tuts, comments and disapproving stares. That’s the reason many new mums decide to stop breastfeeding in the first six months [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|20 Comments

5 great reasons to breastfeed beyond one

Fourteen months. That’s how long I’ve been breastfeeding baby number three for. And for at least the last four of [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|15 Comments

The truth about breastfeeding at one

One in 200. That’s how many women in the UK are still breastfeeding after a year, putting me among the [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|14 Comments

7 amazing uses for breast milk

Breast milk. They call it liquid gold, and it turns out it really is. Having exclusively breastfed all three of [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Breast feeding|9 Comments

6 things I’ve learnt in six months of exclusive breastfeeding

Six months. That’s how long the NHS recommends exclusive breastfeeding for, and it looks like we might have made it. [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting, Reviews|17 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Littlest B turned five months old this week. That means there's just one month left until the highchair comes out [...]

By |July 16th, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|3 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

'This Mama's milkin' it'. Those are the words on my new mug - a gift from breastfeeding experts Medela to [...]

By |June 11th, 2017|Breast feeding|5 Comments