Breastfeeding is beautiful, but on some days it can be really hard. Here is why I'm happy I didn't give up on a bad day
Milk production works on a supply and demand basis. The more you feed, the more you produce. Here is how it works:
Breastfeeding is a learned skill and it often takes both us and our babies a little time to get the attachment right every time. So how do you get your baby latched on? And how do you know if they're on right?
Many women worry about what they can and can't eat whilst breastfeeding. Will dairy give them reflux? Will acidic foods give them nappy rash? Here is everything you need to know about your diet whilst breastfeeding.
The comments started when Noah was about 6 months old. He's now 2.5 years old and if I had £1 for everytime somebody (incorrectly) told me he is too old I would be a very rich lady! Quite frankly, I'm sick of hearing it. He's not too old. Here's why:
Formula milk companies exist to make profit–lots of it– and they often use misleading marketing techniques to make that profit at the expense of women and babies. Find out how formula companies are undermining informed choice here, as well as independent and evidence-based information on the different types of formula milks available.
From homemade formula with evaporated milk, to the aggressive formula marketing techniques of the mid 1900s, to the Nestle Boycott of the 70's. We've come a long way and learned a lot about the risks of formula since it was first invented. So why are 80% of mothers in the UK feeling like they have to stop breastfeeding before they want to?