Wendy’s story highlights the importance of trusting your own judgement.  We all need support in our breastfeeding journey, but we also need to learn to trust ourselves.  You might want to keep a tissue handy to read this one. My eldest daughter was born 8 weeks early, weighing[…]

Hannah and I met when we were training as peer supporters with Sure Start.  I think her story is inspirational.   When I first found out I was pregnant I was 21 and breastfeeding wasn’t an option for me it was formula feeding all the way, none of[…]

Clare’s eldest son is at school with my son, and Clare and I trained together as peer supporters.  I think her story highlights just how important support is for breastfeeding mums, no matter how much experience they have. When I had my first son I was keen to[…]

So next week is Breastfeeding Awareness Week. It’s an important week, in place to educate about the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child, and it’s important because it encourages people to support those who are breastfeeding. The government doesn’t see it that way though and have[…]

Really need a positive vibe is week, so here goes! 1. I’m glad I was able to vote yesterday and am eagerly awaiting the results, although I suspect I won’t see the results I was hoping for.  I think it’s a shame so many people don’t exercise their[…]