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. I’ve come out on the other end of this journey to tell you that this is not how it has to be! I have managed to dry […]

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Breast Feeding For The Last Time – A Letter To My Son

Time To Marie Kondo My Body This morning I cut you off from the bar, kid. I didn’t know last night that I was going to get up and make this decision. I didn’t know when I woke up to your coos in the other room, or as I stumbled on your daddy’s slippers as […]

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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. While some women choose to go straight to formula (which I am sure presents its own obstacles), those who breastfeed have a whole other level to their experience as […]

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10 Items I Couldn’t Live Without in the First 6 Weeks with Baby

What do you need to stock up on before baby is born? Stuff that will get you through the first few weeks, when leaving the house may not be an option? Below is my top 10 items I could not live without in the first 6 weeks with Jaxon. For Mum Witch-Hazel This is one […]

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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. Unfortunately breast milk isn’t always as copious as we expect and we need to give our bodies a little boost to up our supply. Related: […]

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