Breastfeeding

Tips For a Successful Breastfeeding Journey

There are so many things to think about when you are preparing to breastfeed your baby. To help you make your breastfeeding journey a successful one I have rounded up some tips and tricks to help you have a successful journey. This physically challenging experience is one that many mothers enter into mentally unprepared. Managing …

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Quitting Breastfeeding With No Complications

When it was time to give up breastfeeding completely, I pictured a painful experience of engorged breasts, mastitis and a baby who was NOT happy about the change. Never did I think that I would be able to quit breastfeeding without complications. I’ve come out on the other end of this journey to tell you …

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Why We Need to Stop Shaming Mothers Who Formula Feed

I recently posted a question to a Facebook mum’s group about introducing formula to my breastfed baby. The question was about reflux and quantity not about the choice to do so. I got met with some pretty harsh criticism from ‘breast-is-best’ advocates and it got me thinking. For me it is a choice to wean …

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Coming Back From a Dip in Breast Milk Supply

Last weekend I spent my first night away from Jaxon. It was my sister-in-law’s Hen’s Night and as one of her bridesmaids it was our duty to show her a good time. Jaxon has just hit 4 months old so while I was very nervous leaving him behind, I knew Alan would be fine looking …

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What They Don’t Tell You About Breastfeeding

If you are about to have a baby or recently welcomed a newborn into your world you will likely have thought long and hard about breastfeeding. But what they don’t tell you, you won’t know… that’s where I come in. While some women choose to go straight to formula (which I am sure presents its …

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Delicious Lactation Recipes… That You Will Actually Have Time to Make

Want to increase your milk supply but don’t have hours to slave away in the kitchen baking cookies or hand making vegan, low GI, keto muesli bars?? Yeh, me either. If you want delicious lactation recipes that you will actually have time to make, read on! Unfortunately breast milk isn’t always as copious as we …

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