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What is Breast Compression?

Breast Compression is a great technique to increase the flow of breast milk when feeding. If your baby is not feeding on its own, then using this technique can help encourage your baby to receive milk. What is breast compressions useful for? Babies who are struggling to gain weight Colic in the baby – this… Continue reading What is Breast Compression?

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Breast Refusal – Tips for a Baby that Refuses the Breast

Breast refusal is when a baby refuses to attach itself to the breast after a successful period of breastfeeding. It can be an upsetting and stressful time for mum when this happens. However, there are almost always underlining reasons why your baby may be doing this so it’s important you address and correct any or… Continue reading Breast Refusal – Tips for a Baby that Refuses the Breast

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15 Foods To Maintain Milk Supply

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food”. I’m sure at some point we’ve heard our mother, grandmother, friend or family member preach this quote. But what does it mean? And what does this have to do with breastfeeding? Well, for centuries medicine has been the basis and foundation of medicine and many… Continue reading 15 Foods To Maintain Milk Supply

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Formula Feeding Tips

If you’re choosing to bottle feed your baby we’ve put together some tips and tricks to help you out and make it an easy and enjoyable time to spend with your baby. Choosing Your Formula Take your time choosing a baby formula that is of the highest quality possible with no nasties in them. You… Continue reading Formula Feeding Tips

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How to Prevent Mastitis

Did you know that between three to twenty percent of new mothers will develop mastitis? Despite these statistics you may be unaware of what mastitis is - it is an inflammation of the breast that is typically accompanied by an infection. It can be painful for mum and frustrating for bub when trying to breast… Continue reading How to Prevent Mastitis

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Your Body is Beautiful – Post Baby Body

For nine months your body is a home and sanctuary to the little human inside you, thus your body transforms in ways you couldn't imagine. Every woman will have a different experience and will go through different changes. Despite these varying experiences and changes, social media would have you believe that every woman can bounce… Continue reading Your Body is Beautiful – Post Baby Body

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Women’s Health Week

As we move into Women’s Health Week it is important that we all take a moment to reflect on how we are feeling mentally and physically. This is also a great time for new mothers to remember their options when it comes to feeding your new bub. While there are many benefits in both breastfeeding… Continue reading Women’s Health Week