We all know that breastmilk provided the best possible nutrition for your growing baby. But, the benefits of breastmilk go so much farther! Here are 4 reasons to be amazed by this magical elixir of life!
Just like every mother and baby is different, every breastfeeding journey is different – and each journey begins and ends under unique circumstances. No matter what factors have gone into your decision to wean, know that it can be a very emotional time. You may feel relieved, sentimental, sad, or a combination of all these emotions.
So, what is tandem breastfeeding? Tandem breastfeeding is breastfeeding two or more children of different ages at the same time.
Some mothers will feed both babies together at the breast or may take turns to feed one baby at a time throughout the day. Mothers with twins or triplets may also tandem feed by choosing to feed both babies at the same time.
In this interview, one of Medela’s International Board Lactation Consultants, Kristy, chats to tandem breastfeeding mama, Maddie. She shares her amazing breastfeeding journey and the benefits to herself, baby and toddler while also addressing some challenges.
Winter is coming! And, along with winter comes dreaded coughs, colds and winter bugs. It can be a tricky time navigating breastfeeding through your baby’s first cold, but, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Read on to uncover helpful tips on how to ease your baby’s illness and maintain your supply.
When welcoming a new baby into the world the partner of a breastfeeding mother can sometimes feel redundant. They may feel that because they can’t help with feeding the baby, there is nothing that they can do to help.
At Medela, we receive a lot of questions about breastfeeding. After all, every mum wants to know that she is doing everything possible to give her baby a great start… and breastfeeding is top of mind for many of us.
Medela has partnered with Roz Kelly, Australian sports presenter and second time Mama, for advice on returning to work whilst breastfeeding and what she has learned from the challenges she faced in the early days of breastfeeding.
You may have heard of mastitis. Or, you may know someone who has experienced it before, considering that 20% of Australian women are affected by it.