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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: 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: 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

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Blossom nursing bra: a review and giveaway

Most nursing bras are ugly. Most are ridiculously expensive too. But they are an absolute ESSENTIAL for breastfeeding. It’s an investment that you have to make. What makes it tougher is sizing-how do you know what to buy before you have your baby as your boobs change so much and not just once either. Up… Continue reading Blossom nursing bra: a review and giveaway

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My new bathroom, with bathshop321 and Tots100

This post is an entry in to the Tots100 and Bathshop321 competition to win a brand new bathroom suite and £500 towards sprucing up your bathroom. My insane husband has convinced me that the best possible way to move up the housing ladder is to buy an old pub three doors down from our old… Continue reading My new bathroom, with bathshop321 and Tots100

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The pob’s Gruffalo verse

The Gruffalo helped the pob to learn body parts from the book ‘Gruffalo Touch and Feel Book’. It’s a short version of the Gruffalo with nice bits to touch and feel for little babes (sticky warts and all). He learnt nose, eyes and tongue from this book. Its fab. I love the Gruffalo too so… Continue reading The pob’s Gruffalo verse