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Guide to combination feeding your baby

Do you want to try combination feeding for your baby but aren’t sure how to mix breast milk and formula into your routine? First of all, feeding your baby does not have to be an all-or-nothing situation.  You do not have to choose breastfeeding over formula or vice-versa.  The reason us mamas often feel pressured …

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How to create a comfy breastfeeding station

A cosy breastfeeding station is an essential part of helping you nurse your baby, especially in the early weeks.  Your nursing station is where you will enjoy most of those newborn baby cuddles. It can also help you succeed at breastfeeding, because if you’re comfortable and have everything you need close at hand, you’re far …

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When does breastfeeding get easier?

If you’re wondering when breastfeeding will get easier it’s probably because you’re finding it painful, tiring, stressful, difficult or all of the above.  Having been told breastfeeding would naturally happen, I was really disappointed when I was unable to breastfeed my first baby.  I tried to get her to latch on but we just couldn’t …

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Breastfeeding essentials for new mamas

If you’re new to breastfeeding or getting ready to give birth to your baby, then there are a few essential items you’re going to need.  It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of baby products on the market, but really there aren’t that many items that you actually need for breastfeeding your baby.  …

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To the mum switching to formula

We all have a breastfeeding story, however long or short.  Some mamas didn’t want to try it at all. Others struggled through pain, infections and sleepless nights to do it for years and some desperately tried, but couldn’t hit that so-called “gold standard” of breastfeeding.  You had it in your head that you would breastfeed …

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