The pain of a clogged milk duct is a horrible drain on a mama who is already exhausted. It can leave you struggling to find a comfortable position to sleep, suffering pain when holding your baby and considering quitting breastfeeding for good. Its weird how the pain can make you not want to feed at
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
If you want to protect your modesty while breastfeeding in public then a nursing cover is a must-have baby product! Nursing in public has been normalised so much in recent years, which is fantastic. But for some mamas the idea of taking down your bra and exposing your boob takes quite a bit of getting
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
Are you worried about whether your baby is getting enough sleep and if you should be doing more to help them self-soothe at night? The pressure on mamas to get their babies sleeping for longer stretches starts pretty much as soon as you’ve given birth. The focus in the early weeks is always on sleep.
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
Looking for tips on surviving night feeds with your baby? The first rule of night feeds is, there are no rules! Whether you’re breastfeeding your baby or bottlefeeding, night feeds will be an inevitable part of becoming a parent. Night feeds are both difficult and beautiful. They leave you feeling physically exhausted, and yet being
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.
Getting through the first eight weeks of breastfeeding is without a doubt the hardest phase! If you’re looking for tips – whether you’re pregnant or just had a baby – on how to get through this tricky period of motherhood, you’ve come to the right place. There are so many things that I wish I