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!
January 25, 2022 3 min read 0 Comments
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
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May 01, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments
Am I making enough milk? It's a question most new mums have asked themselves when establishing breastfeeding for the first time.
We spoke to registered nurse, midwife and Lactation Consultant Cathy Shortt from Milk & Mums Co to get the facts to help put your fears to rest.
April 03, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments
Nothing snaps you out of a dreamy breastfeeding moment quicker than a nip to the nipple. Biting while breastfeeding isn't uncommon but it can come as a huge (and painful) shock, the first time it happens.
April 01, 2020 12 min read 0 Comments
February 09, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments
Whether you're breastfeeding for the first, or fifth time, chances are good that some parts of the experience have been... surprising.
What may have seemed like the most natural thing in the world prior to birth, may suddenly be really. flipping. hard. Who knew that a let down could hurt (or even that a let down existed?!) Or that breastmilk actually sprayed out of multiple holes? And speaking of 'spraying', plenty of mamas have been caught off guard by the ferocity and speed of their milk flow.
January 21, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments
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