advice, elena, health, information, Tips and Tricks

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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Supporting Other Mothers

A lot of the time in the media, we are told about what is "normal" or "acceptable" in society and this applies to the way mothers are feeding their bubs. This is harmful because every mother has a unique set of circumstances which may restrict them to certain methods that may not appear "the norm".… Continue reading Supporting Other Mothers

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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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“Incorrect Advice Meant I Lost My Milk Supply”

One of the reasons we started this blog was to stop the spread of misinformation regarding breastfeeding and the choice to use formula. The National Australian Breastfeeding Strategy (2017) has included many testimonies from women who have simply been given the wrong advice and this has contributed to the barriers of unsuccessful breastfeeding, as experienced… Continue reading “Incorrect Advice Meant I Lost My Milk Supply”

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Nanny MaryAnne Shares Her Knowledge on Infant Feeding

  This week we are very lucky to have a special guest blogger: MaryAnne! MaryAnne is a passionate and fully qualified childcare practitioner who blogs about her experiences as a nanny. Her blog is filled with tips and tricks from recipes to advice on travelling with tots so check it out here. Below, she shares… Continue reading Nanny MaryAnne Shares Her Knowledge on Infant Feeding

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“My Breastfeeding Journey Started at 16”

Mummy blogger @ebonycurtis_ had her first baby at only 16. Now at 22 she's pregnant with her third (it's a girl!) and is planning on trying to breastfeed for longer than she did with her first two. We asked her to share her story for our blog to help make other mums aware of the importance… Continue reading “My Breastfeeding Journey Started at 16”

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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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“Why I absolutely love Breastfeeding”

Breastfeeding can be so beautiful and rewarding when it works out, even through all the ups and downs. Mum Isabelle shares with us about her 4.5 month old daughter Tasi and why she chose to breastfeed:   Tell us a little bit about your bub: Tasi is such a funny girl. She is very cheeky… Continue reading “Why I absolutely love Breastfeeding”

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“I Felt Like I had Failed”

This week we interviewed Katrina from Brisbane. While her little girl Bria is 5-years-old, who loves drawing and wants to be an artist when she grows up, Katrina faced struggles post-birth which meant she had to turn to formula to keep her baby fed.  ------ Hello Katrina! Tell us a little about yourself and your motherhood… Continue reading “I Felt Like I had Failed”

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“Finding out My Daughter (and Son) had a Tongue-tie”

Mama (of two) and Instagram influencer, Hollie of When Three Becomes Four shared with us her incredible breastfeeding experience, which details her difficult journey of coming to find both her son and daughter had a tongue-tie, a problem which often goes undiagnosed even after many unsuccessful and painful attempts at breastfeeding. Read her story below.   … Continue reading “Finding out My Daughter (and Son) had a Tongue-tie”