The best way to latch on and breastfeed discreetly in public

breastfeed in public

Babies are hungry little beasts! They don’t care whether you’re sitting relaxed on the sofa (yeah, right) or out buying groceries – when they get hungry, they want milk. And that means you probably need to get comfy with public breastfeeding – but don’t worry, today I’ve got all the tips you need to rock …

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How to breastfeed a baby with a toddler around

breastfeeding with a toddler around

Breastfeeding is hard anyway – especially at the beginning. Breastfeeding with a toddler around is a whole new level of patience, skill and endurance! You’re exhausted,  it feels like you never stop nursing, maybe your nipples are sore – and you also have to take care of this toddler who you love but who is …

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The ultimate beginner’s guide to breastfeeding a newborn

breastfeeding anewborn - a step by step guide

Congratulations on your lovely new baby. A newborn is such a precious gift and your milk is your gift to them. But enough mushy stuff – let’s get practical… Breastfeeding is a skill that both mom and baby have to learn and nowadays many of us don’t have close friend or family members to sit …

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Pumping essentials – what you really need & nothing else

pumping essentials

Need to pump? Whether you want to pump exclusively or you’re going back to work, we’ve got the essentials you need. And no fluff. A tiny baby is going to need a lot of milk and if you’re like me, you probably find the process of pumping tedious and time consuming. And when you’re pumping …

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12 easy ways to make your sore nipples so much better

how to soothe sore nipples

Are you dreading every time you have to latch your baby on for a breastfeed? Holding your breath and wincing as their little mouth closes over your sore nipple and the pain shoots through you? Your nipples are raw and so are your emotions – but that baby’s still hungry. When you’ve got sore nipples, …

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A letter to all the exhausted breastfeeding moms out there

where to find great breastfeeding support

This is a guest post from Sarah at The Informed Family.  Sarah’s based in London in the UK and offers online and in person post natal support to families.  It’s not you. OK? Breastfeeding is hard. Really hard.   Breastfeeding is harder than anyone makes out. It’s relentless.  Often, it’s all you can think about. …

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Thrush and breastfeeding – how we finally got rid of it

breastfeeding thrush spot it and fix it

Thrush while breastfeeding suuuuuuuuucks. I remember those weeks and months when we could barely nurse for the pain all too well. So if you’re struggling with painful breastfeeding and wondering if you might have thrush this post is for you. And if you KNOW you’ve got thrush or baby does (I’m sorry, poor you) and …

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