Today is Bastian's third birthday and I stopped to think why I still breastfeed my three year old. I never imagined I'd be nursing a three year old one day but looking at our journey it's understandable. NB this blog...Read More
As a thank you to you all as we approach 5000 followers on Facebook we're doing a Memorial and Keepsake Competition. You can win any item of silver jewellery including keepsakes and memorial jewellery. Rules for entry are simple, you...Read More
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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 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
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 "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
A lot of people ask me about having an au pair. It's something I always wanted to do as a teenager but never found the right family (that was in the very early days of Google). In this day and...Read More
Breastfeeding Problems: Nipple Trauma and My Journey to Better Latching When Bastian was three months old, I was able to go from supplementing 16oz (about 450ml) of donor milk (breastmilk donated from other families) to nothing over nine days. I'll go...Read More