What to do when your nursing journey stops and some tips on preserving the memories of the milky times you shared with your little one Tree of Opals blog Nikki Kamminga

When Your Nursing Journey Stops

It’s totally normal to be full of mixed emotions when your nursing journey stops. When you stop breastfeeding your little one it can be a bit of a roller coaster whether it was planned or not, and that’s understandable. I’ve...Read More
Why I Still Breastfeed My Three Year Old blog by Nikki Kamminga of Tree of Opals

Why I Still Breastfeed My Three Year Old

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
keepsake competition breastmilk ring Tree of Opals header image styled photography

5000 Followers Keepsake Competition

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
How to make breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 3 of 3

How To Make Breastmilk Jewellery (part 3)

This blog has moved! Please see our sister site Keepsaker Supplies for the Making Breastmilk Jewellery Part 3 and don't forget to subscribe.
Making breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 2 of 3

How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (part 2)

This blog has moved! Please see our sister site Keepsaker Supplies for the Making Breastmilk Jewellery Part 2 and don't forget to subscribe.
Breastmilk ring gold leaf and subtle aegean blue sparkle, on a brushed band with stamped date of birth and name

Breastmilk Jewellery

Breastmilk jewellery from Nikki and The Team at Tree of Opals is a stunning way to remember those precious few days you spend nursing your little one. We look after our clients' precious breastmilk after we create your jewellery for...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