Just a few months after my 15th birthday, I found myself pregnant with my first child, Ellie. Now 10 years on, I reflect on my experience and the challenges I faced in the hopes of empowering other young parents to have confidence in their parenting abilities and to reach their breastfeeding goals.
Easter is just around the corner. In my house, that means its time for Easter themed messy play, decorating my mantle and walls with my kid's artwork, and making delicious treats! Here's a run down of my favourite ideas for Easter fun with babies, toddlers, and older kids.
How dads and partners can bond with baby without introducing a bottle.
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
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?
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.