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

Make More Milk: Galactagogues

Make More Milk: Galactagogues, A Beginner's Guide to things to eat which increase breast milk supply As the title suggests, a galactagogue is something you can eat or take to help you make more breastmilk. If you're reading this you...Read More

Lactogenic Recipe for Curry Paste

Lactogenic Recipe for Curry Paste to help give your milk supply a little boost. As always, check with your healthcare professional or lactation consultant before trying any of the mum's own recipes on this site and be careful to only...Read More