Tag: Breastfeeding

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.

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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?

How can I stop baby getting distracted whilst breastfeeding

Q&A: My 7month old is getting distracted whilst breastfeeding during the day. What have others done to stop their baby getting distracted while feeding?

Prevent Your Baby Catching Your Cold

Q&A: Just looking for tips on how to prevent my 5 month breastfed baby getting a cold as I feel I’m about to get one.

{REVIEW} Urban Mumma Maternity clothes

Product Review: Kristin reviews Urban Mumma clothing with her pregnancy bump

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Moving straight from BF to a sippy cup

Q&A: Has anyone’s baby gone from breastfeeding straight to a sippy cup?

Preventing Thrush In Babies

Q&A: Does anyone have any tips for getting rid of it and stopping it from coming back?

Breastfeeding discreetly for the larger busted Mum

How on earth do you discreetly bf in public when one boob is 3 times the size of baby’s head? Any tips appreciated, best clothing brands, wrap choices? I don’t …

Stopping breastfeeding with medication

Q&A: Has anyone chosen not to breast feed and taken the tablet to stop your milk from coming in?

Breastfeeding Outfits

Q&A: What is your favourite place to shop for breast feeding outfits?

Help to stop bub using Mum as a dummy

Q&A: How do other mums settle their bubs who wont take a dummy? My first child took the dummy. My 6wk old wont take it and she is using me as a dummy

Dropping the dream feed

Q&A: I was just wondering when other mums/bubs dropped the dream feed?(what age?) How did you go about it? Did bubs make up for that milk feed during the day instead?

Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction

Q&A: How do mums go breast feeding after previously having breast reduction surgery?

Mix feeding for a student mum

Parenting Tip: I’m due to have my 3rd baby soon, its been 5 years since I’ve had a new born. Just wondering if anyone has advice on how to breastfeed and give formula

Weight Loss after Pregnancy – Suggestions for a Breastfeeding SAHM

Q&A: What is a good diet plan for me to follow, while breastfeeding and being a SAHM?

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Tongue Tie Surgery

Learn all about tongue tie, the impact on breastfeeding, speech and the options for surgery. Parents share their experience with tongue tie surgery and how their child coped.

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Relactation – restarting breastfeeding

Q&A: Mums share their breastfeeding experience with relactation with the aim to restart feeding their baby breast milk

Breastfeeding, Pregnancy, close siblings

Falling pregnant while breastfeeding

Q&A: Mums share their experiences with falling pregnant while breastfeeding

Review: Breastfeeding Mum Gift Pack

This review of the breastfeeding mum gift pack is the perfect gift for any new mum or mum to be who is or is going to try to breastfeed. Or …

Breastfeeding with a Nipple Shield

Wanting to hear from other mums who breastfeed using a nipple shield.

Moving from Breastfeeding to Formula

Parenting Tips: Parents share their experience on switching from breastmilk to formula and the challenges involved

Coping with being unable to Breastfeed

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 …

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When to express breast milk

Our Baby Hints and Tips community share when is the best time of day to express breast milk My midwife said 3am is the best time. Even if ive just …

When to stop breastfeeding

When to stop breastfeeding. Mums share how they knew when it was time to stop breastfeeding and what influenced their decision to wean


Smoking and Breastfeeding

Q&A: I’m a first time mum and I’m currently 38 Weeks, I still haven’t decided if I’m going to breast feed due to me being a smoker. Does anyone out there smoke & bf?