Top Tips For Expressing Breastmilk

Expressing or pumping breastmilk for your baby is not easy. In fact, it is so hard, that with my first son, I was convinced that I could not do it and gave up completely. The fact is, that with the correct technique, equipment & schedule, it is possible to express plenty of milk to support your baby’s feeding. Read on …

4 Easy Tips To Make Your Existing Wardrobe Breastfeeding Friendly

Breastfeeding is the best start that you can give your baby, but it does not come without it’s challenges. Babies have no concept that some locations may be more convenient than others for nursing, so you need to be able to get your boobs out wherever you are at a moment’s notice. I’m not suggesting for a second that you …

Why Using Breast Compressions Could Help To Solve Breastfeeding Problems

As you will know if you are a breastfeeding Mum or have been reading the posts my the Breastfeeding Series, while it is a totally natural process, even the most experience Mamas can come across problems on their nursing journey. While problems can be varied, there is one simple trick that I am going to teach you today that will …

Mermaid Lagoon Seashell Toy Review

Bella, my eldest daughter, is something in the magpie. If anything is pretty, shiny and has the ability to be stuffed into one of her very many “handbags” she is absolutely obsessed. So, as you can imagine, when I was sent a My Mermaid Lagoon seashell toy to review, Bella was delighted. The toy is an opening seashell with little …

This App Can Help You Breastfeed Successfully

If you talk to mothers who have breastfed, you will hear a wide range of stories about their journeys, varying from easy to a few bumps in the road to down right difficult. As you will know if you have read my breastfeeding story, one out of my four breastfed babies presented me with an especially difficult time. At a …

33 Things That You Should Know About Recovering From Childbirth

How Will You Feel After Having A Baby? Midwives, friends, family and society in general spend a lot of time preparing us for the birth. There are books, there are classes and every single person in your life will share their birth experiences and stories. But what about afterwards? What about after you have had the baby? What then?   …

The Simple Way To Get Your Slumber Resistant Child To Sleep

Why Oh Why Won’t My Child Just Go To Sleep? Hands up if you have ever uttered these words. If your hand is not up, you are probably lying to yourself. We have all been there. Maybe your children have been sleeping well in their own beds for months, if not years, then suddenly, it happens; they hate sleep. They …