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Breastfeeding Tips

Hey Mum! Can I Please Have Some More Breast Milk?
4 weeks 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!
4 weeks 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
1 month 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?
1 month 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

Preterm and Full Term Breastfeeding: An Interview with Associate Professor Donna Geddes
1 month ago

Preterm and Full Term Breastfeeding: An Interview with Associate Professor Donna Geddes

Associate Professor Donna Geddes works at the world renowned Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group in the University of Western Australia. Some of the most fascinating and exciting research in the field of breastfeeding and lactation have come from this home grown research team. Read More

My Baby Wants to Breastfeed All the Time! Is This Normal?
2 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?
3 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
3 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?
4 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

Getting Baby Back on the Breast: How to Deal with Breast Refusal
4 months ago

Getting Baby Back on the Breast: How to Deal with Breast Refusal

The term “breast refusal” refers to when a baby is showing signs that they do not want to feed at the breast. This can happen for several reasons and we may never know what the exact cause is. Read More