Tag: Breastfeeding

Drinking alcohol while breastfeeding – it is ok?


New research has found that alcohol while breastfeeding won’t harm your baby, but what does that mean for you as a breastfeeding mum?

Let's talk baby poo - what is normal?

Baby poo – let’s talk about what is, and isn’t normal


Poo is a big part of life with new baby. Find out what is and isn’t normal.

Struggling to breastfeed made me a better mum

Struggling to breastfeed made me a better mum


A refreshing outlook to help those struggling to breastfeed.

when will my milk come in after a c section

When will my milk come in after a C section?


Q&A: When will my milk come in after having a C section?

breastfeeding from one breast

Breastfeeding From One Breast


Q&A: Has anyone breastfed from one side only? If so, how did you do this and did you produce enough milk?

how to get baby to take bottle

How to get baby to take bottle


Q&A: I breast feed my 14week old son. I express milk for him and now he won’t take it from a bottle. How do I get him to take a bottle again?

breastfeeding twins

Breastfeeding twins


Q&A: Just after some others experience on breastfeeding twins. I was going to go straight to formula but the doctor recommended giving them colostrum what have others done?

Oral Thrush in Babies


Oral Thrush In Babies – causes of thrush, how lunch feels and how to treat thrush in babies. This can also lead to nipple thrush in breastfeeding mums

Breastfeeding and Returning To Work


Breastfeeding and Returning to Work: Breastfeeding mums here are some of the things to consider when returning to work

The best breastfeeding singlet ever…


Woo hoo. We have found the best breastfeeding singlet ever. Come and check out the bright bold colours, lovely soft material that this singlet offers


Tips for relactating


Q&A: I’d like to ask other mums who may have had a similar experience for advice on reestablishing breastfeeding. My son is just 10 weeks old and I am currently trying to reestablish breastfeeding after stopping for a little while.

10 Superfoods for Breastfeeding Mums


10 superfood for breastfeeding mum that will help support and nourish a breastfeeding mum and their baby

Healthy snacks when breastfeeding

Healthy Snacks When Breastfeeding


Healthy snacks when breastfeeding. Breastfeeding can greatly increase your hunger and extra calories need to be consumed. Here are some healthy snack ideas

Breastfeeding twins it can be done


Breastfeeding twins – tips from a mum who has been there and conquered that. Best tips for breastfeeding twins including mastitis, tongue tie and managing supply

stop breastfeeding to sleep

How to stop breastfeeding to sleep


Q&A: I am currently bf my 11 month to sleep and looking to stop. What methods have worked for u

Experiences when Milk comes in


Q&A: I only gave birth 4 days ago and my milk has just come in about a day ago. I haven’t been able to express or breastfeed due to the pain. Anyone else been through this? What were your experiences when milk comes in? Any tips would be appreciated as they are very painful

Oversupply of Breast Milk?


Q&A: Has anybody had an oversupply of milk? How did you deal with it/deal with baby being gassy and fussy, and choking/gagging on nipple?

Only feeding from one breast per feed


Q&A: Does anyone have experiences only feeding from one breast per feed? My 5mth old only has 1 boob per feed (every 2 hours) and she’s been like that since about 12 weeks. At around 12 weeks she would take the 2nd side after being burped from first side and would spew it all back. She’s just content on 1 per feed

Encouraging baby to feed both sides at each feed


Q&A: How can I encourage baby to feed both sides at each feed? He is a fussy feeder and now isn’t putting enough weight to make the health nurse happy.

Stopping Bedtime Breastfeed

Stopping Bedtime Breastfeed


Community Tips: parents share their routine to help a mum stopping bedtime breastfeed

breastfeeding with inverted nipples

Breastfeeding With Inverted Nipples


Community Tips: Mums share their experience with Breastfeeding With Inverted Nipples

Heating and storing expressed breastmilk


Q&A: I would like to know after you have expressed breast milk what is best method for heating and storing expressed breast milk. Where is best place to store it? And what are the preferred heating methods?

Feeling like a failure for not being able to breastfeed


Q&A: Just wondering how other mums handled feeling like a failure for not being able to breast feed? It was really important to me but due to poor supply I have to top up with formula.have tried medication to boost supply but so far its not working.

Expressing, Storing & Managing Breast Milk


Midwife Tips: Expressing and storing breastmilk. Pump regularly or need to get organised for a special occasion, here are the best tips to get started.

difficulty breastfeeding

Difficulties breastfeeding during illness and teething


Has anyone experienced difficulties breastfeeding during illness and teething? I have recently been sick and struggled to feed my son.

Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy


A mums journey as an unexpected extended breast feeder. Read about the benefits of extended breast feeding

Baby apps suggestions to track feeds, sleep and nappy changes


Q&A: Just wondering if there are any recommendations on free baby apps for my phone to record a newborns feeding that covers breastfeeding, formula and expressed milk? Would be an added bonus if it has sleep and nappy recording

Keeping baby awake while breastfeeding


Q&A: I was after tips on how to keep my baby awake while breastfeeding? She latches for about 5 minutes and then sleeps. Then when I move her she wakes and I have to settle her before we try again.

Helpful tips for a first time breastfeeder


Community Tips: Parents share their best tips for a first time breastfeeding mum. Breastfeeding your new baby can be a daunting experience, here are tips from mums who have been there and the issues they have overcome while breastfeeding

When did your period return after completely stopping breastfeeding


Q&A: For those of you who didn’t get your period back until you completely stopped breastfeeding, how long after you stopped did your period return?