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What’s So Special About Colostrum?
5 months ago

What’s So Special About Colostrum?

Colostrum is often thought of as separate milk to “breast milk.” In fact, colostrum is just the name of the first milk you make. As a result, it is still considered “breast milk.” Read More

Mum’s Journey: Winter Germs Make for Fussy Babies
5 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Winter Germs Make for Fussy Babies

This week, I was very stressed out! Sophie wouldn’t feed, either from me directly or from a bottle of expressed breast milk. Read More

Mum’s Journey: A Dad’s View of the Breastfeeding Journey
5 months ago

Mum’s Journey: A Dad’s View of the Breastfeeding Journey

I always want to be there for my wife, but, the baby wants breast, breast and more breast. So there is only so much I can do! Read More

Breastfeeding Question: What is a “White Bleb” and What Can I Do About it?
5 months ago

Breastfeeding Question: What is a “White Bleb” and What Can I Do About it?

What is white bleb? Not so long ago, you may not have even heard of this. Then, perhaps someone mentioned it to you in passing when you told them about the little white spot you found on your nipple. Well, look no further. We have answers! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Help! My 3.5-Month-Old is Refusing to Breastfeed
6 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Help! My 3.5-Month-Old is Refusing to Breastfeed

A phone call from Lisa came through and I could tell all was not well. Lisa explained that Sophie had not been feeding at the breast very well for the last two days. In addition, she had started to refuse bottles of expressed breast milk too! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Breastfeeding is Sometimes Difficult, but, it’s Always Worth it!
6 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Breastfeeding is Sometimes Difficult, but, it’s Always Worth it!

Even before giving birth, I knew that the health benefits of breastfeeding were going to make me determined to give it my best shot. However, I quickly learned that breastfeeding, so often described as natural, can seem so unnatural. Read More

Why is Skin to Skin Contact With Your Baby So Important?
6 months ago

Why is Skin to Skin Contact With Your Baby So Important?

Let’s get down to the facts… holding your baby naked against your skin and covered in blankets is probably one of the loveliest things you will ever do! Read More

Mum’s Journey Poos, Baby Massage, Dairy Intolerance, Feeding Patterns and More, Part 2
6 months ago

Mum’s Journey Poos, Baby Massage, Dairy Intolerance, Feeding Patterns and More, Part 2

Sophie is about 10 weeks old, so, Lisa and I sat down for a quick Skype chat. This is part 2 of our conversation. We hope that you find it useful as you continue on your own breastfeeding journey. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Poos, Baby Massage, Dairy Intolerance, Feeding Patterns and More, Part 1
6 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Poos, Baby Massage, Dairy Intolerance, Feeding Patterns and More, Part 1

Sophie is coming up on 10 weeks old now. This milestone was a great opportunity for Lisa and I to get together for a quick Skype call. Here’s how our conversation went. Read More

Mum’s Journey: 11 Weeks Old, Coming Out of the Fog
6 months ago

Mum’s Journey: 11 Weeks Old, Coming Out of the Fog

11 weeks in and I finally feel like the fog is clearing and we are starting to find our groove. I have now looked back over a short (whirlwind blur) 11 weeks and I’m feeling a sense of relief that Sophie is putting on weight and we are “on track.” Read More