3 Reasons Why EVERY Woman Should See A Women's Health Physio After Birth

3 Reasons Why EVERY Woman Should See A Women's Health Physio After Birth

Pregnancy, birth and the post-natal period put your body under a huge amount of stress and recovery can take time. The problem that can sometimes occur is that certain changes are missed or written off as 'normal' leading to long term complications and concerns. The best way to ensure your body is healthy and strong post birth? A check up with a women's physio. Read on to find out why.
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5 Signs of Low Milk Supply (And What To Do About It)

5 Signs of Low Milk Supply (And What To Do About It)

Worried about your milk supply? You're not alone! Fears about milk supply, primarily not making enough of the good stuff, are one of the primary reasons that women stop breastfeeding. Here is how to find out if you've got low supply AND what to do about it.

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5 Top Tips For Dealing With Engorgement

5 Top Tips For Dealing With Engorgement

There isn't much to like about engorgement. Hard, ultra-tender, swollen boobs AKA the calling cards for engorgement, aren't much fun. Unfortunately the majority of breastfeeding mums will experience engorgement at some point during their feeding journey. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to help manage it.

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How To Choose a Maternity Sports Bra

How To Choose a Maternity Sports Bra

You're ready to return to exercise post baby! Hooray! But what about those brand new additions to your chest AKA your breastfeeding boobs? That's where a great maternity sports bra comes in action. Find out what to look for when choosing a bra, here.
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5 Tips For Breastfeeding With Inverted Nipples

5 Tips For Breastfeeding With Inverted Nipples

If you've got inverted nipples you may have worried that breastfeeding was going to be tricky, if not impossible! Thankfully, that is not always the case and many women successfully breastfeed with nipples of all shapes and sizes, included inverted ones!

Here are 5 tips for breastfeeding successfully with inverted nipples.

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How To Clear a Blocked Milk Duct With Your Haakaa Breast Pump

How To Clear a Blocked Milk Duct With Your Haakaa Breast Pump

We've always known that the Haakaa Silicone Breast Pump is a pretty amazing tool to have as a breastfeeding mama and learning about this clog busting tip just confirmed it's status as a total hero product. By combining the gentle suction of the Haakaa with the heat from warm water and drawing abilities of Epsom salts, you can effectively clear blocked and clogged ducts. 

Here's how to do it.

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How To Manage AND Prevent Mastitis

How To Manage AND Prevent Mastitis

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. Eeeeek! There's no getting around it; mastitis is nasty. Here's how to manage and treat the infection (and prevent it from occurring!) 

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Breastfeeding and Your Period: What You Need To Know

Breastfeeding and Your Period: What You Need To Know

While many women are fortunate enough to escape their monthly visit from the period fairy for a good few months after birth, there will come a time when she returns. Here's what to expect and how to manage the return of your cycle as a breastfeeding mother.
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Meet Junobie, The World's First Eco-Friendly and Reusable Breastmilk Storage Bag

Meet Junobie, The World's First Eco-Friendly and Reusable Breastmilk Storage Bag

Milkbar is super excited to be the Australian stockist for Junobie, this world's first re-usable, eco-friendly breastmilk storage bag. We've had had loads of questions from mamas keen to find out more about these nifty milk storage bags and have answered the most commonly asked ones below so that you can feel confident in both purchasing and using Junobie as part of your breastfeeding experience.
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10 Essentials to Pack In Your Hospital Bag (And a Couple To Leave Out)

10 Essentials to Pack In Your Hospital Bag (And a Couple To Leave Out)

There's not much more exciting than packing your hospital bag.Your hospital and how long you're staying will determine what you need to pack in your hospital bag to some extent BUT there's still a list of essentials that can make even the shortest stay that little bit more comfortable.

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How to Use a Milk Collector (And Why You Might Want To!)

How to Use a Milk Collector (And Why You Might Want To!)

There's a new kid on the block. Meet the Haakaa Silicone Milk Collector. Similar in some ways to the Haakaa Silicone Breast Pump the silicone milk collector is more cousin than twin; yes, the two products share some features BUT they've also got some key differences. We walk you through them here and explain how and why a milk collector might work for you.
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Do I have enough? How to know if you're making enough milk

Do I have enough? How to know if you're making enough milk

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.

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