So, Breastfeeding is rarely like it seems in the hallmark cards.
Understanding what is “normal” can give you some great insight into the behaviour to expect from your your baby, and how that changes (so quickly!!) over the first week.
Each day is a new adventure when you are learning how to breastfeed and infant.
You might think you need an electric breast pump, breastfeeding pillow and heard about supplements for breast milk production among all the other baby stuff. But the best thing you can invest in is good breastfeeding education in your pregnancy for you and your partner and good postnatal support so you have the time to learn and fall in love with your baby.
Following is a very basic overview of what you might expect from a well baby born at term.
Of course, if you are looking for more information, I am always here.Read More
Do you breastfeed or bottle feed? Are you a SAHM or working mum? Do you co-sleep or cry it out?
This constant separation into polarising groups is total bullshit.
The idea that the hundreds and thousands of new mothers every year will easily fall into opposing sides on every single parenting decision is the most absurd claim that has made it into urban myth.Read More
I have definitely spent my share of hours being the miserable know-it-all sadly “helping” another mum by explaining that unfortunately the exhaustion she is experiencing is normal, and yes she is isolated and overwhelmed, however, her baby is healthy, growing well and acting exactly as a baby of that age shouldRead More
That moment when your baby is finally deeply asleep. And you are suddenly panicked that they are sleeping too deeply.Read More