May 23, 2022 3 min read 0 Comments
It's one thing to have breastfeeding sorted. It's quite another to have breastfeeding while TRAVELLING sorted! Breastfeeding when you're on-the-move brings with it a whole host of new challenges that can test even the most confident and experienced boob-er. We've got 5 top tips from mum's who've tackled trains, planes and automobiles and lived to tell the tale.
May 18, 2022 4 min read 0 Comments
May 03, 2022 4 min read 0 Comments
You know what's not fair? Falling ill when you're a mother. There really should be a law against it. But let's face it; generally, mamas are at the germ-filled frontline. This is especially true for breastfeeding mums. Thing is, you can't just stop breastfeeding because you feel like rubbish. Very few babies (or toddlers for that matter) will accept a 'sorry, mummy doesn't feel like feeding right now, can you leave me alone to sleep for 12 hours?' So what's a boobin' mama to do? We've pulled together our best tips to help you survive, at least until the Ibuprofen kicks in!
February 08, 2022 5 min read 0 Comments
You've had your baby! Hooray! However your birth unfolded, it's likely you're a combination of exhausted/exhilarated/sore/bewildered/in shock/excited/confused (and about a thousand other emotions!) While the actual 'birth' part it over, your new life as a mama is JUST getting started. And there's a whole bunch of things that you may not have expected.
February 01, 2022 5 min read 0 Comments
Mastitis. It's the dreaded breast infection that, at best can leave you shivery and aching with a burning hot boob that is agonising to feed from and, at worst, in hospital hooked up to an IV. There's no getting around it; mastitis is nasty. The correct management and treatment of the infection (and knowing how to prevent it occurring) is super important for breastfeeding mamas who want to stay well and avoid the burning boob for the duration of their breastfeeding journey.
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December 01, 2021 4 min read 0 Comments
While the predominant 'S' word of the festive season may be the big man in the red suit, there's another 'S' word that crops up regularly; stress. Yes, the holidays are a time of celebration, merriment, family and food but sometimes it can be too much of a good thing, especially as a new parent, and even more so when you're breastfeeding. Here are our best tips, from parents who have been there, for managing the most common conversations you might have to tackle during the festive fun as a new mama.
August 18, 2021 4 min read 0 Comments
Establishing breastfeeding after birth can take time, support and a whole heap of patience. For c-section mamas however, there may be a number of extra challenges to tackle. Fear not however! Successful breastfeeding can absolutely be initiated after a cesarean. We spoke to Zoe Robson, Midwife and founder of website and ebook 'Midwife in My Pocket' to get the lowdown on what to expect after a c-section and how to get breastfeeding off on the right foot.
February 11, 2021 4 min read 0 Comments
Letdown with the strength of a firehose? Engorged boobies that seem to fill up in front of your eyes? Sounds like you may be dealing with an oversupply of breastmilk. Let's take a look at what an over supply is, how it is caused and (most importantly!) how to effectively manage it and regulate your supply.
September 21, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments