Tag: Breastfeeding

Mum Accused of ‘Breastfeeding Shaming’ as Woman Feeds 6 Year Old

Breastfeeding seems to always be a topic that always gets people riled up. Did, didn’t. Tried, didn’t try. Comp fed, formula fed. Weaned… never did! Whatever right!?  At heart we all …

Return to work when breastfeeding

8 Expert Tips to Return to Work when Breastfeeding

Returning to work isn’t as easy as it used to be when you were coming back from holidays. Now you might need to juggle routines, daycare, breastfeeding and the temperament of a little one who might not particularly like the changes they are being subjected to. Lynne-McKensey Hall IBCLC shares some tips for making the transition easier.

The Breastfeeding Journey: My Story

We’ve been doing it from the begining of time, but it isn’t as easy as we thought. My experience was different to yours, so should we have more resources to help us?

Rachel McAdams is our new hero

This fierce photo of Rachel McAdams double pumping is blowing up the interwebs – and we love it. Rachel McAdams was photographed by Claire Rothstein for Girls Girls Girls magazine, …

Breastfeeding journey

My breastfeeding journey was different each time

Breastfeeding can be hard. What I never realised though was that my struggles and my breastfeeding journey would be different with each baby. The first time breastfeeding I remember going …

Baby apps

Baby apps designed to make your parenting life easier

We live in an app-driven society. There are apps for transport, food delivery, dating and menial tasks around the home. So why shouldn’t there also be baby apps, designed for …

Attachment parenting

What is attachment parenting and is it for you?

“Attachment Parenting” has been a buzz word in parenting circles for a while now. But what is it exactly? Here’s a guide to what’s involved and the thinking behind the concept.

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 – 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

how to 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.