June 29, 2016

Reflux – should I worry?

You may notice that your baby is bringing up milk during feeding or shortly afterwards – this is a normal occurrence called reflux and in most cases presents no reason […]
June 29, 2016

How to relieve painful breastfeeding

Many mothers experience pain while breastfeeding for one reason or another. For some, it can become so distressing that they decide to stop nursing all together. Experts recommend nursing your […]
June 29, 2016

The anatomy of the breast – a mother’s need-to-know

In order to understand breastfeeding, correct practices and some of the common issues that may come our way, we should first understand the basic anatomy of the female breasts. The […]
June 29, 2016

The benefits of breastfeeding

World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, pediatricians’ associations and lactation consultants around the world agree – breastfeeding is the best option for you and your baby. Breast-feeding is the recommended way […]
June 29, 2016

Weaning

Sooner or later, the time comes for every baby to be weaned. It is up to you and your baby to decide when is the right time to stop nursing. […]
June 29, 2016

Causes of breastfeeding pain

Many new mothers believe that pain in the first few days of breastfeeding is normal. Even though it may take some time for you and your baby to find the […]
June 29, 2016

Alcohol and breastfeeding

Some confusing myths about drinking alcohol while breastfeeding persist in modern society. You may have heard that beer can increase the amount of milk produced by the lactating mother or […]
June 29, 2016

Baby food chart

Introducing solid foods into your baby’s diet is a big milestone in your child’s development. When deciding on the right time to do this, keep in mind that your baby’s […]
June 29, 2016

Biting baby

When your baby bites while you breastfeed, it can be painful and make nursing an unpleasant experience for you. Whether it is because the nipple is still sore from the […]
April 16, 2018

Sore nipples during breastfeeding – is this normal?

Sore nipples are such a common experience for new mothers that many women think it is a normal part of the whole breastfeeding experience and they just put up with […]
April 16, 2018

What is nipple vasospasm?

When our blood vessels contract or become smaller in diameter, it is called “vasospasm”. Vasospasm can happen with exposure to cold or emotional stress, but in some people, it can […]
April 16, 2018

What is the let down reflex during breastfeeding?

When you breastfeed your baby, your body releases hormones that draw your milk towards the ducts behind your nipples. This release is called the ‘let down reflex’. The let down […]