Advertorial Feature The first one thousand days of your baby’s life, right through from conception to toddlerhood, are not only the craziest, and often toughest days, but also the most important days for both baby and parents. During these days you will form bonds, discover new roles, and also set up your child’s nutritional foundation for life. The first one thousand days are also the hardest days, the days when…

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock you will be well aware that all hell as broken loose following Jamie Oliver’s views on breastfeeding. I’ll be honest, I saw the backlash before the original comment and assumed that Jamie had said something incredibly out of order. I was shocked to see that he hadn’t criticised formula feeding mother’s at all. He is just keen to support those who want to…

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If you’ve read my breastfeeding first impressions post you will know that I tried breastfeeding for a little while and struggled with it. In that short period of time I stumbled across a few items that made my life a lot easier. While everyone’s essentials are sure to be different I’m hoping that my list may help a few soon to be feeding mother’s prepare. A breast pump* – There…

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While breastfeeding isn’t something to be ashamed of some mothers (myself included when I was doing it!) are very paranoid about feeding in public. One of the many worries is that you may expose your postnatal tummy when breastfeeding, this is where breastvest comes in, they literally have you covered! Breastvest easily converts any top into a breastfeeding top. It was invented to make breastfeeding in public easier and to…

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As part of my ongoing project with Medela I was asked to hold a get together with fellow breastfeeding mum’s to chat about breastfeeding over coffee & cake. We went along to Lollipops & Ladybirds on Friday and enjoyed cappuccinos & homemade carrot & orange cake while chatting all things breastfeeding and putting the world to rights!  My mum’s are Victoria, mum to four week old identical twins Madison and Kendall,…

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