So often I hear mums say, “My baby wants to breastfeed all evening – I’m worried about my milk supply.”
There's a lot of conflicting advice about when to stop night time breastfeeds. Pinky McKay explains why extending these nocturnal feeds is a good idea - for both mum and baby.
Before I had kids, I had no idea breast-feeding was controversial.
#1 - it's a skill.
During your third trimester, consider taking some simple steps to set the scene for for your breastfeeding journey.
With surgery rates for tongue tie in babies soaring, some hard questions need to be asked.
The first time I breastfed my daughter, I was surrounded by strangers. I felt like the most unnecessary stranger in the room.
Around one in five Australian mums will develop mastitis, a painful inflammatory condition of the breast tissue.
Most women want to breastfeed, but many struggle to start and to continue. Here are five ways to (hopefully) help make it easier.
Research has found that waiting at least 12 hours after delivery for bub's first bath may help mums to breastfeed.
It's an interesting link.
While NSW welcomed its first state-wide human milk bank last week, parents unable to access the service worked to ensure all babies have access to breast milk.
It's a struggle for many women, but help is at hand.