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Should I harvest my colostrum before my baby is born?

It sounds like the sort of thing best left to scientists in labs, but it's the latest recommendation being dished [...]

By |January 24th, 2020|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|10 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

5 fashion tips for breastfeeding mums

Now I don’t pretend to know much – if anything - about fashion, but having breastfed for a combined total [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|25 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|47 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|10 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