Wanted: Your Story Breastfeeding Awareness Week is fast approaching and during that week (and in the run-up to it) I would like to post some breastfeeding stories on this blog, along with the special giveaway that I will be hosting (more details on that soon). If you would[…]

Earlier today I read a post over on the Lactivist blog about one woman’s recent trip to Mothercare and her dismay at the information leaflets she found there, which gave advice about bottlefeeding, but not breastfeeding.  After some digging around online she found Mothercare’s breastfeeding advice leaflet, and[…]

I sat in the hairdressers the other day, half the hair at the back of my head cropped short, the other half untouched, feeding my daughter and idly thought of some of the places I’d ended up feeding her.  I feed her all over the place, as many[…]

So, here we are again.  My daughter is four and a half months old, happy, healthy, beautiful.  We’ve come a long way since the beginning of December – huge weight loss, projectile vomiting, colic, bacterial infection …. And then it all stopped.  She established a sleeping and eating[…]

We all know that when it comes to feeding babies, breast is best. Whether a mother chooses to breastfeed or not there are undeniable health benefits, for herself and her baby, when a baby is breastfed. Of course, not everyone chooses to breastfeed and formula companies are constantly[…]