In this section you will find articles on lots of issues surrounding breastfeeding. Read about expressing breastmilk, extended breastfeeding, benefits of breastfeeding and lots, lots more.
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Have you got enough Breast Milk?
When you’re breastfeeding it can be very difficult to tell how much your baby is drinking. And as a new mum it’s only natural to worry about if your baby is getting enough breast milk.
How to Increase Breast Milk Supply if you have Insufficient Lactation
Strategies to increase breast milk supply usually include specific breastfeeding techniques and medication. This article discusses using Traditional Chinese Medicine as an alternative strategy to help women with insufficient lactation to promote milk production and supply.
The Guide to the Perfect Maternity Bra
Gone are the days when women have to resort to bras made from uncomfortable fabrics while pregnant and breastfeeding, with no consideration for when their breasts are at their most sensitive. When purchasing a maternity bra here are some dos and don’ts for you to consider:
LilyPadz® are a patented, innovative breastfeeding pad made of a skin-like layer of silicone. The unique design of LilyPadz® maintains pressure on the nipple while in place and forms a non-absorbent barrier that actually PREVENTS breast milk leakage. No more inconvenient pad exchanges, and both you and your clothes stay dry!
Supporting Our Babies: Showing Our Breasts
The Federation of Commercial TV Stations has performed a welcome back-flip on its rating of an Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) Community Service Announcement
The Pleasure of Extended Breastfeeding
My three keen nurslings have, to me, well proven the benefits of an extended breastfeeding relationship
No matter what method you use, expressing is something which takes time to learn and the amount of milk you express is never an indication of how much milk you are making.
Breast or Bubbly?
A safe limit of alcohol consumption can’t be determined during pregnancy and breastfeeding – there are potential risks to babies whose immature livers aren’t able to process the alcohol transmitted through the placenta or their mother’s milk.
Breastfeeding Reduces the Risk of Cot Death
The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID) today announces its latest advice that breastfeeding your baby can reduce the risk of cot death.
Eating Organic Food When Pregnant and Breastfeeding-What are the benefits?
Considering an organic diet? This article explores the importance of eating organic foods and leading a healthy lifestyle whilst pregnant and breastfeeding.