I am Mamma(l)

This is an amazing video reminding us that just like other baby mammals, human babies can find the breast on their own… and get a perfect latch.

Medical (mis)management of mastitis

I have had several gobsmacking breastfeeding enquiries from mothers over the past week. Gobsmacking because they have been so poorly advised by health professionals, people who really should know better. This post will deal with the most notable for the week, mismanagement of mastitis. I’ll look at others in my upcoming and ongoing Breastfeeding Myth Busting series.

Up, down, up, down, up and down.. Riding the emotional rollercoaster of pregnancy

The last time I spoke with my pregnant sister, she seemed to be feeling rather tormented by the ups and downs of the pregnancy emotional roller coaster. I remember this ride well. Tears of joy, stamping feet in anger and sobbing with sadness all in the same day.

Seven Week Old Embryo Warned Not To Be Late

My pregnant sister went to her first pregnancy check up with her GP last week. She was given a warning

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My sister peed on a stick and got two lines, I’m going to be an Auntie!

Here are the questions my little sister asked when she came for dinner a few days ago along with my answers. I figure there are lots of other pregnant sisters out there that I’ve never met and they might also be interested in my advice.

The Basics of Eating Well During Pregnancy

It is hard to believe that women do have a hard time eating healthy when they are expecting a visit from the stork. The truth is some women find it very hard, me included. There is a trick though to remember how to eat throughout your pregnancy and it is as easy as ABC.

Baby has to come out one way or another.. The Pink Kit method can help.

This is my first in series of posts about childbirth education methods. This is my favourite since it is teach yourself and common sense. Both of which I am a big fan of.

Super power number 1: Making baby food, even while you sleep.

Learn about the amazing changes that happen to your breasts to enable to you make this super food for your baby.

Wearing Your Baby- Not Just a Fashion Accessory

Babies need a lot of attention and there’s a great way you can have your baby with your all day,

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Cloth Nappies- Easy On Mum, Baby and Land Fill

It used to be that nappies (or diapers for my American friends) were such a hassle; mothers had no choice but to use cloth nappies, clumsy pins, and annoying covers. Then they invented disposable nappies and most mothers thought it was a miracle. Now, about 80% of babies use disposables. But are disposable nappies really better? Before you go grab a pack of Huggies, catch up on some of the benefits of cloth.