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[…]

There’s been a lot written about breast v bottle over the years, and GMTV has been stirring up the debate again lately. I don’t want this post to be a lecture about which is better, but the story of my personal struggle. When I was 21, fresh from[…]