Breastfeeding at different ages

The first two weeks of breastfeeding

Early breastfeeding is always a challenging time, no matter how many babies you’ve had. Every baby is different, and there are some things that you have to figure out anew every time you become a mother. But fortunately, there are…
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Kangaroo Mother Care for premature babies

15 May is international Kangaroo Mother Care Awareness Day! So that gives me the perfect excuse to write on one of my absolute favourite topics today: Kangaroo Mother Care for premature babies. Every time I read or write about Kangaroo…
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The Four Month Fussies

Four months, or thereabouts, is a very challenging time for breastfeeding. Take the following story: “Little Johnny has always been such a contented baby. He would smile at everyone, he always breastfed well and he slept for four hours at…
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The first day of breastfeeding

The day of your baby’s birth is one of the most momentous days of your life, whether it’s your first baby or your fifth. On that day your life changes forever. And as if bringing a human into this world…
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