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National breastfeeding week: breastvest giveaway

As part of national breastfeeding week, breastvest have provided me with a breastvest to giveaway to one of my readers in their choice of size and colour. If you are a breastfeeding mother or are planning on breastfeeding breastvest will be a handy item for you. It’s just a piece of underwear which makes any… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: breastvest giveaway

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National breastfeeding week: the myths

The biggest myth or misconception is that it’s easy. It’s not. Even if you’ve Breastfed your previous child(ren). You have to relearn and your child needs to learn. At first it’s hard, then there are times when it’s hard again, when things change, weight, routine, sleep, teeth. If you know it’s going to be hard… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: the myths

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National breastfeeding week: pumping

Today’s topic on the scavenger hunt is pumping. It’s not something I’ve ever been entirely successful at to be honest. But the key is relaxation, easier said than done when you’re watching each drop drip down, stressing about having enough milk for your baby when you aren’t there. You need to relax to get your… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: pumping

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National breastfeeding week: feeding in public

Feeding in public is one of the biggest hurdles to get over if you are going to breastfeed. It’s not easy to gain the confidence to feed in public. What if your boob gets viewed by someone you really don’t want to see it (father in law, ex boyfriend’s new girlfriend, anyone really…) What if… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: feeding in public

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Giveaway: breastvest for breastfeeding mums

As part of national breastfeeding week, breastvest have provided me with a breastvest to giveaway to one of my readers in their choice of size and colour. If you are a breastfeeding mother or are planning on breastfeeding breastvest will be a handy item for you. It’s just a piece of underwear which makes any… Continue reading Giveaway: breastvest for breastfeeding mums

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National breastfeeding week: getting support

With my first son (now 2) quite simply I could not have breast fed without support. I had no idea what to do, either did he. On top of the norm he also had a tongue tie. But feeding was essential for me after a traumatic birth where I was under a general for an… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: getting support

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National breastfeeding week: breastfeeding tips

When I had my first son two years ago I really thought everyone could just breastfeeding easily. Oh how wrong I was. It is one of the hardest things anyone can do. I started by holding the pobs head…my first mistake (as they can’t throw their heads back to get the nipple in the right… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: breastfeeding tips

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National breastfeeding week: The benefits of breastfeeding

Today is the start of national breastfeeding week. Each year there is a breastfeeding scavenger hunt where lots of bloggers link together to talk about all things breastfeeding, there are lots of competitions and different companies involved. Breastfeeding is something close to my heart (ba boom) as it majorly helped me bond with the pob… Continue reading National breastfeeding week: The benefits of breastfeeding