I met Carol at peer support training and found her to be knowledgable, supportive and inspiring.  It was partly Carol’s experiences of baby led weaning that led us to try it with Plum.  Here, she shares her own experiences of breastfeeding.   When I was pregnant with my[…]

Time for a change; this time a breastfeeding story from a Dad’s perspective.   I thought my wife’s decision to breastfeed was excellent.  Breast milk would provide my daughter with the best nutrition; it seemed a natural thing to do, baby/mum would bond and it made sense. Ultimately[…]

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[…]