Grace, information, stories

My Nurse Told Me “I shouldn’t be breastfeeding my son at night at all and to just offer water”.

Did you ever listen to a piece of advice and decide that it was not appropriate for you? Well, that seems to be a reoccurring issue across health facilities in Australia. Every day, new mothers are given the wrong information about their feeding options and this is damaging to Only 10 facilities in New South… Continue reading My Nurse Told Me “I shouldn’t be breastfeeding my son at night at all and to just offer water”.

Mums & Bubs, stories

“Nipple Shields saved Breastfeeding For Me!”

Nipple shields are an amazing little device that allows mamas to continue breastfeeding with bubs who have trouble latching. It prevents that hideous pain from cracked and raw nipples!   This week we spoke about nipple shields with Natalie, a mama from Melbourne who has a 3-year-old daughter called Norah and a 19-month-old bub called… Continue reading “Nipple Shields saved Breastfeeding For Me!”

Grace, Mums & Bubs, stories

“I Was Ready to Give up Breastfeeding”

  It is so easy to feel like a failure as a new mum - it's actually one of the most common feelings after giving birth. And this is especially true when it comes to breastfeeding, because it's not all what it's cracked up to be (in fact sometimes it's very cracked, ouch!). This week… Continue reading “I Was Ready to Give up Breastfeeding”

Grace, information

Breastfeeding Myths!

This week we thought we might debunk some of these pesky breastfeeding myths that you may or may not already know about! Comment down below any other myths that you know! MYTHS Breastfeeding is meant to be painful Although breastfeeding is not supposed to be the smoothest (and yes, it may come easy to some… Continue reading Breastfeeding Myths!

advice, Grace, information, opinion

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

advice, elena, health, information, Tips and Tricks

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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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

georgia, stories

“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”

Grace, Mums & Bubs, stories

“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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10 Ways to Increase Milk Supply

We all know how great breastfeeding is for bub and you – it reduces risk of SIDS, provides natural antibodies to fight bacteria and disease, lowers your risk of getting breast and ovarian cancer, helps you bond with baby and so much more. But did you also know that there are so many factors that… Continue reading 10 Ways to Increase Milk Supply