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Breastfeeding Questions: Larger Breasts and Inverted Nipples
2 years ago

Breastfeeding Questions: Larger Breasts and Inverted Nipples

It’s been great to talk with Lisa about her breastfeeding journey. It can understandably be common for women to feel apprehensive if they had a previous difficult breastfeeding experience.

One thing to bear in mind is that each birth and each baby you have is very different and doesn’t mean this journey will follow the experience you had with your last baby. Read More

Lisa’s Breastfeeding Diary: It’s Almost Time!
2 years ago

Lisa’s Breastfeeding Diary: It’s Almost Time!

Under five weeks to go and my body is definitely telling me it’s nearing time for baby number two’s arrival. My hips are giving up and the bust area surely can’t get any bigger… oh wait, the milk is still yet to arrive. Read More

Introducing Lisa, One of Our Amazing Medela Mums
2 years ago

Introducing Lisa, One of Our Amazing Medela Mums

Over the next few months we will be following a mum’s journey through pregnancy and breastfeeding.

We will follow her queries, concerns and excitement and provide insight through articles and videos from our educator and qualified midwife and lactation consultant, Katie. Read More

8 Tips for Breastfeeding with Larger Breasts
2 years ago

8 Tips for Breastfeeding with Larger Breasts

For women who have large breasts, breastfeeding may feel like a daunting challenge, but, getting it right is about making sure you and baby can feed with good positioning and attachment. Read More

Breastfeeding Advice: Understanding and Avoiding the Top-Up Puzzle Can Improve Your Milk Supply
2 years ago

Breastfeeding Advice: Understanding and Avoiding the Top-Up Puzzle Can Improve Your Milk Supply

It’s a commonly heard question, “should I give my baby some formula milk?” Many mums are faced with this challenge, but why do we doubt our milk supply so often? Read More

How Can I Best Introduce a Bottle of Expressed Milk to My Breastfed Baby
2 years ago

How Can I Best Introduce a Bottle of Expressed Milk to My Breastfed Baby

Many women come home from the hospital wanting to exclusively breastfeed and do what is best for their baby. They eagerly start breastfeeding and getting used to the routine. Many breastfeeding mums have been looking forward to this experience and want to continue breastfeeding exclusively as long as possible. Read More

Breastfeeding Positions That Work for Mum and Baby
2 years ago

Breastfeeding Positions That Work for Mum and Baby

Breastfeeding is one of the most natural acts in the world, but it still takes some practice and getting used to. One of the learning experiences for mums and babies is discovering the best breastfeeding positions that work for them both. Read More

An Interview with Madeline from the Daily Mark
2 years ago

An Interview with Madeline from the Daily Mark

It was fantastic to catch up with first time mum Madeline who gave birth to a beautiful baby girl Marcella! Madeline runs the blog The Daily Mark covering off beauty, tech, lifestyle and more. Read More

6 Questions to Ask Your Midwife or Healthcare Professional to Avoid Common Breastfeeding Problems
2 years ago

6 Questions to Ask Your Midwife or Healthcare Professional to Avoid Common Breastfeeding Problems

A lot of new mums are interested in doing everything they can to enhance their breastfeeding experience and make sure they’re doing everything “correctly” in order to avoid any major problems.

They are often met with confusing advice, and find themselves hearing a lot of well-intentioned but incorrect breastfeeding myths from friends and family. That’s why it’s so important for new mums to talk with their healthcare professionals (midwives, maternal child health nurses, GP’s, lactation consultants) about their concerns and questions. Read More

Your Baby Wants *You* to Join the Breastmilk Army
2 years ago

Your Baby Wants *You* to Join the Breastmilk Army

One of the most important benefits of breastmilk is that it helps protect your baby from illness, while boosting their immune system. As most mums know, infants are especially vulnerable to disease, because their bodies’ natural defence systems have not fully developed. So, you might say that a baby’s first “line of defence” against germs and illness is breast milk. Read More