breastfeeding

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teddy night lamp
Jul 15

When it comes to putting little ones to bed, breastfeeding is the most wonderful thing mother nature ever invented (at least that’s been my experience). I know the ‘experts’ say you should never feed a baby to sleep, but I did, with both of my children. It always seemed the easiest and most natural way to […]

Boon featured
Feb 26

When it comes to weaning your baby onto solid food, there is a lot of conflicting advice out there, and particularly if you are breastfeeding. While there’s general consensus that ‘breast is best’, I’ve also been told on countless occasions that from six months and beyond (and some say earlier), breast milk doesn’t contain the […]

When Nurture Calls campaign
May 13

Would you go to a cafe, buy a coffee, and then sit in the toilets to drink it? I’m presuming in most cases the answer would be ‘no’! So WHY is it acceptable for some business owners to ask a nursing mum to feed their hungry baby in the toilets? The logic baffles me. I […]

inside hospital bag
Aug 24

I’m sure every pregnant woman gets excited to pack her hospital bag. After all it’s a sign that you’re nearing the finishing line, and getting ready to meet the baby you’ve felt growing and wriggling inside you for the past nine months. I packed my hospital bag a week or so ago, but it’s certainly […]

Baby Led Weaning
Jun 03

Little I was weaned the Gill Rapley way. For the first six months I exclusively breastfed her, and when she hit six months I continued to breastfeed while gradually introducing solid food via the Baby Led Weaning approach (the term was originally coined by Gill Rapley, a former health visitor and midwife). I never made […]

Feeding on demand
Mar 20

Babies who are fed on demand do better at school than those who are fed on schedule, according to new research published this week. Surprisingly, the findings are consistent across both breastfed and formula-fed babies. This is the first large-scale study that has been carried out to investigate the long-term outcomes of schedule versus demand-fed […]

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