Making breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 2 of 3

How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (part 2)

Instructions on How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 2 of 3) You can find part one of the blog here in How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (part 1) which gives you a list of initial supplies you'll need for this...Read More
How to make breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 1 of 3

How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 1)

Instructions on How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 1 of 3) The most secretive craft in the world is about to be opened wide to the mums and artists (and dads and doulas) who want to preserve human milk without...Read More

Homemade Milk Booster Capsules

Homemade Milk Booster Capsules If you think your milk supply might be low, the first step is to talk to someone trained in breastfeeding. You could get help from local peer supporter, a breastfeeding councillor who has had lots of...Read More

Antenatal Milk Expression

Antenatal Milk Expression Before your baby is born you might consider expressing milk antenatally. Before I begin this blog, please know that I'm not a trained breastfeeding supporter and as always my experience should never replace advice from an IBCLC...Read More
Breastfeeding after reduction story by Nic Kamminga at Tree of Opals part two, with a background to why I thought I wouldn't be able to breastfeed and hope

Breastfeeding After Reduction Story (Part 2)

Continued Breastfeeding After Reduction Story The first part of my breastfeeding after reduction story is here and you can read about my 34JJ to 34D breast reduction operation here. I'd had a rough time in hospital with the operation in...Read More
Breastfeeding after reduction story by Nic Kamminga at Tree of Opals

Breastfeeding After Reduction Story (Part 1)

Breastfeeding After Reduction Story "You won't be able to breastfeed" The midwife phrased it as a question: like she was wondering why I ever thought I could, but the midwife at my first ever antenatal appointment seemed to think she was helping...Read More
breastmilk pancakes a recipe by Nikki Kamminga at Tree of Opals

Breastmilk Pancakes

First, make sure you've had a good cuppa and little ones are fed. I always made these pancakes when the kids had woken up from their post-lunch nap so they weren't too tired to enjoy it. I think there's something...Read More