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 To help you on your breastfeeding journey, we’ve pulled together some top tips to set you in the right direction. 1.       Get Comfortable Make sure that you have everything you may need close to hand before you start feeding – think healthy snacks (like fruit, nuts, or granola), your phone, a muslin cloth, the TV […]

Although you’re no longer pregnant, you’re still essentially eating for two if breastfeeding will be your baby’s primary source of nourishment. As milk production burns approximately 400 calories a day, the good news is that you can choose to eat a little more than usual. The most important thing about your breastfeeding diet is the […]

 As the saying goes, bringing up a baby takes a village, and although there’s only one pair of boobs that can feed baby, there are lots of ways others can chip in and help. Dads, partners, friends, siblings, and other family members can all form a breastfeeding team. When mums feel supported and happy, they’re […]

What is swaddling? Swaddling is simply wrapping up your baby gently, so they can’t move their arms. To your baby being swaddled can replicate the feeling they had of being in the womb.  Swaddling gives babies a sense of comfort and security and has been proven to improve the quality of sleep in young babies. It helps to reduce […]

Pre-sleep Rituals or bedtime routines are really good to introduce to your baby around three months old. I like to call them rituals because they do become just that – rituals. By incorporating special time with your baby before they go to bed they come to know and love it. But it is the simple […]

There’s a lot to learn when it comes to parenting your little newborn. Gosh I remember coming home from hospital with my little baby in lots of overwhelm. I was in charge of this little being and I had absolutely no idea what I was doing! I paid close attention in the hospital to everything […]

Setting up your nursery for your soon-to-be newborn is one of the most exciting things to do whilst prepping for your new arrival. Paint colours, baby furniture, mobiles and ‘themes’ are all big considerations. But whilst there’s lots of fun to be had creating the ‘dream’ nursery, from the perspective of how to encourage the […]

Hints and tips on when to start and what to do. IN THEORY YOU CAN START COLLECTING MILK ANY TIME. IN PRACTICE MOST HEALTH PROFESSIONALS RECOMMEND THAT YOU ESTABLISH YOUR BREASTFEEDING ROUTINE FIRST BEFORE USING A PUMP.  In theory, you can start collecting milk any time. In practice though, most health professionals recommend that you […]

Don’t lose those precious nutrients you worked so hard for. So you’ve worked hard to build up your supply of breast milk in the freezer but now what? Thawing it correctly will protect the nutrients. The easiest way to thaw frozen breast milk that has been expressed is to just place it in the refrigerator […]

Store your precious breast milk so you don’t lose a drop. Any mum who has expressed her breast milk knows it is the equivalent of liquid gold. Even the tiniest drop spilled is heartbreaking. By knowing how to store it safely, you can reduce the risk of any of this precious liquid going to waste. […]