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Breastfeeding Tips

What is the Number 1 Breastfeeding Question a Lactation Consultant Gets Asked? You Might Be Surprised!
2 months ago

What is the Number 1 Breastfeeding Question a Lactation Consultant Gets Asked? You Might Be Surprised!

As mums, we have a lot of questions about our precious little ones. But, we can’t always have an expert on hand, 24-7 to answer our questions. So, we recently …
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What is Tandem Breastfeeding and Does it Have any Health Benefits?
4 months ago

What is Tandem Breastfeeding and Does it Have any Health Benefits?

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. Read More

Baby’s First Cold? It’s Nothing that a Boob and a Cuddle Can’t Fix!
4 months ago

Baby’s First Cold? It’s Nothing that a Boob and a Cuddle Can’t Fix!

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. Read More

A Breastfeeding Mum Should Be Eating 500 Calories Extra Per Day! Here’s How Your Partner Can Help
5 months ago

A Breastfeeding Mum Should Be Eating 500 Calories Extra Per Day! Here’s How Your Partner Can Help

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. Read More

10% of Breastfeeding Women Are Affected by Mastitis – Have You Checked Your Breasts Lately?
6 months ago

10% of Breastfeeding Women Are Affected by Mastitis – Have You Checked Your Breasts Lately?

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. Read More

4 Tips for Successful Breastfeeding After a Cesarean Section
6 months ago

4 Tips for Successful Breastfeeding After a Cesarean Section

Many mothers birth their babies by cesarean section and, while this can make breastfeeding more challenging, it is absolutely possible to successfully breastfeed after a cesarean section. Read More

What Does Cue-Based Feeding Really Mean?
6 months ago

What Does Cue-Based Feeding Really Mean?

Feeding your baby “on-cue” simply means not using the clock to tell you when your baby is ready to feed. Rather than feeding to a schedule, you feed your baby whenever they show you feeding cues that they are hungry. Read More

Hey Mama, Why is Breastfeeding Easier On One Side?
6 months ago

Hey Mama, Why is Breastfeeding Easier On One Side?

Hey Mama! I just wanted to tell you that I love the milk that you make me!

Even though it’s the only food I’ve tried, it’s my favourite! It fills me up just the right amount and I don’t know why, but, I always feel like drifting off to sleep afterwards. Read More

Help, My Baby is Biting While Breastfeeding! What Can I Do?
6 months ago

Help, My Baby is Biting While Breastfeeding! What Can I Do?

Little toothy pegs! How cute! Many people think that when a baby gets teeth it is time to stop breastfeeding. This just isn’t true. Babies have continued to feed with teeth for thousands of years.

In fact, the World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding (i.e. no other fluids or solids) for six months and then continued breastfeeding combined with solid foods for 2 years or as long as mother and baby desire. Read More

Baby Falling Asleep at the Breast? These 5 Tips Can Help!
6 months ago

Baby Falling Asleep at the Breast? These 5 Tips Can Help!

Most newborn babies will wake regularly and frequently to breastfeed. However, there may be times when your newborn baby needs to be awakened to breastfeed. For example, there may be medically indicated reasons why a baby may need to be woken to feed such as Jaundice, congenital heart disease, illness or your baby may not be gaining adequate weight. Read More