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Breastfeeding Tips

What is Thrush and How Can it Impact Breastfeeding Mums?
1 month ago

What is Thrush and How Can it Impact Breastfeeding Mums?

Let’s start with the basics. What is thrush?

Thrush is a fungal infection caused by an organism called Candida Albicans. Thrush can affect the breasts and nipples and other parts of the body, as well a baby’s mouth and bottom area. Read More

Extremely Sore Nipples? Nipples Changing Colour After Breastfeeding? Could it Be Vasospasm?
2 months ago

Extremely Sore Nipples? Nipples Changing Colour After Breastfeeding? Could it Be Vasospasm?

Most people will not have heard of the term vasospasm. It is a rather cool sounding name, but, unfortunately, it often brings a lot of pain with it. Read More

Hey Mum! Can I Please Have Some More Breast Milk?
2 months ago

Hey Mum! Can I Please Have Some More Breast Milk?

Hey Mum! I have to tell you that I just love what you’ve been eating recently. That breast milk of yours is pretty awesome! Read More

Hey Mum! I Love My New Baby Brother! Let’s Keep Him!
2 months ago

Hey Mum! I Love My New Baby Brother! Let’s Keep Him!

Hey mum! I want you to know I love having a new baby brother. He is so sweet to look at and he has the softest skin! Read More

How to Deal with Blocked Milk Ducts While Breastfeeding
2 months ago

How to Deal with Blocked Milk Ducts While Breastfeeding

Blocked milk ducts can be really annoying and quite painful. At the same time, it is important to know the difference between a milk duck blockage and mastitis as there are different ways to treat them and find relief. Read More

What is Mastitis and What Can You Do About it?
2 months ago

What is Mastitis and What Can You Do About it?

Mastitis is inflammation of the breast that may be accompanied by infection. Mastitis affects about 20% of Australian women. Mastitis mostly occurs during the first six weeks postpartum, however, it can also occur at any other point during your breastfeeding journey. Read More

My Baby Wants to Breastfeed All the Time! Is This Normal?
3 months ago

My Baby Wants to Breastfeed All the Time! Is This Normal?

You may have heard this term or even the words “the witching hours.” They both mean a period in the day when a baby feeds very frequently and it may not always be for a clear reason (well a clear reason for us adults to decipher that is!) Read More

How Does Supply and Demand Influence Your Breast Milk Volume?
4 months ago

How Does Supply and Demand Influence Your Breast Milk Volume?

Feedback Inhibitor of Lactation, or FIL for short, is a substance thought to be contained within breast milk. It knows when your breasts are full or have recently been emptied and helps to regulate the amount of milk you make. Read More

World Prematurity Day: This Simple Act is So Important for Your Premature Baby
4 months ago

World Prematurity Day: This Simple Act is So Important for Your Premature Baby

Around 8% of babies are born too soon in Australia. Premature birth is often unexpected and is absolutely heartbreaking for every mum, as well as family and friends. Read More

Help! How Can I Increase My Milk Supply?
5 months ago

Help! How Can I Increase My Milk Supply?

There may be numerous reasons as to why your milk supply is currently low. The most common reasons are normally due to babies not feeding frequently enough or due to the type of birth you and your baby had and how well the breastfeeding has been going since then. Read More