breast milk – Kaboutjie https://kaboutjie.com SA Mommy Blogs by Lynne Huysamen Sun, 23 Feb 2020 08:30:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://kaboutjie.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cropped-favicon-new-kaboutjie-1-32x32.png breast milk – Kaboutjie https://kaboutjie.com 32 32 Foods and Drinks To Avoid When Breastfeeding https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/foods-and-drinks-to-avoid-when-breastfeeding/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/foods-and-drinks-to-avoid-when-breastfeeding/#comments Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:39:51 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=47939 Foods with strong flavors may change the taste of your milk and in general babies enjoy a variety of flavors when it comes to breast milk. When you’re pregnant your baby tastes the dominant flavors in your diet and when you’re nursing they may be accustomed to those flavors already. However, in some cases babies …

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What Color is Breast Milk? What You Need to Know https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/what-color-is-breast-milk-what-you-need-to-know/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/what-color-is-breast-milk-what-you-need-to-know/#comments Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:00:28 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=18824 When it comes to caring for your baby, you will need to make sure he’s fed with healthy breast milk for him to gain weight and grow. While breast milk is all natural, there will be times that it has different colors, and that may cause new moms to worry! One common question mothers ask …

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Mamas, Make Jewelry From Your Breast Milk with Precious Mammaries! https://kaboutjie.com/products/precious-mammaries-breast-milk-jewelry/ https://kaboutjie.com/products/precious-mammaries-breast-milk-jewelry/#comments Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:49:00 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=17949 Maybe you’ve heard about all the surprising alternative uses of breast milk (besides as a baby beverage), from fighting off ear infections to healing eczema, but have you heard that you can also use your breast milk as the centerpiece for some truly stunning jewelry? Yes! This is real! Now you can with jewelry maker …

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Breastfeeding Tips https://kaboutjie.com/video/tips-for-moms/breastfeeding-tips/ https://kaboutjie.com/video/tips-for-moms/breastfeeding-tips/#comments Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:35:38 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=17691 An expert midwife and new mom shows us how to properly breastfeed.

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How Long Can Breastmilk Sit Out? https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/how-long-can-breastmilk-sit-out/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/how-long-can-breastmilk-sit-out/#comments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:49:48 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=17344 Breastmilk is without a doubt the best food you can give to your baby. If you are happy to breastfeed your baby on demand whenever and wherever you are it is also the most convenient way to feed your baby. Think about it, you won’t have to worry about expressing milk, storing breastmilk, heating your …

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My one Regret as a Breastfeeding Mom https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/breast-milk-donation-my-one-regret-as-a-breastfeeding-mom/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/breast-milk-donation-my-one-regret-as-a-breastfeeding-mom/#comments Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:18:59 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=17181 Breastfeeding my little one has been one of the most awesome experiences in my life.  I’m not saying it was all plain sailing.  Because it wasn’t.  I’ve had my share of ouch moments and dead boring moments and moments when I was desperate to nip out for a bathroom break or grab a bite to …

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Organic Herbal Teas that increase Breast Milk https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/organic-herbal-teas-that-increase-breast-milk/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/organic-herbal-teas-that-increase-breast-milk/#comments Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:48:36 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=16678 If you are a breastfeeding mommy you are probably concerned about how much milk you are producing and whether your baby is getting enough milk to drink. Having these stressed and worries added can cause your milk production to go down, so stay calm and know that there is a lot that you can do …

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How much milk does my baby need? https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/how-much-milk-does-my-baby-need/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/how-much-milk-does-my-baby-need/#comments Sat, 03 Jan 2015 06:00:32 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=10639 How much milk does my baby need is probably a thought running through every mother’s mind in the early days. A common concern with breastfeeding mothers is whether baby is getting enough milk. This worry very often leads to a breastfeeding mother topping up feeds with formula milk. This in turn leads mom to produce …

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Lactation Cookies https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/lactation-cookies/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/lactation-cookies/#comments Fri, 02 Jan 2015 06:00:19 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=10622 Lactation cookies are very popular among breastfeeding mommies. Apparently lactation cookies can boost your milk supply. Eating the dough as well as the cookies is apparently even more effective at increasing supply. Do not eat the dough if you are pregnant due to the risk of eating raw egg. You can replace some of the …

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20 Surprising Uses for Breast Milk https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/20-surprising-uses-for-breast-milk/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/20-surprising-uses-for-breast-milk/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:03:36 +0000 http://kaboutjie.com/?p=9994 There are some amazing uses for breast milk other than feeding it to your baby! Breast milk has incredible healing properties and is not just great for your baby’s health. ***Disclosure -The links in this post contain affiliate links and I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my …

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Milk Matters https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/milk-matters/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/milk-matters/#respond Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:37:25 +0000 http://kaboutjie.co.za/beta/?p=4374 Milk Matters, a registered NGO and NPO, provides pasteurised, donor breastmilk to hospitals for vulnerable, premature, babies who cannot get the breastmilk they need from their own mothers. For premature infants the availability or lack of breastmilk can literally make the difference between life and death. The most common infection seen in premature infants when …

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Tips for Storing Breast Milk https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/storing-breastmilk/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/storing-breastmilk/#comments Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:04:59 +0000 http://kaboutjie.co.za/beta/?p=1377 Storing breast milk is something many moms ask about, here are some quick guidelines to help you get started. Breast milk can be expressed and stored for later use. Ideally breast milk can be kept for: 4 hours at room temperature 72 hrs in the refrigerator 6 months frozen Previously frozen milk can be kept …

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Top Tips & Tricks for Expressing Milk https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/expressing-milk/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/expressing-milk/#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:18:29 +0000 http://kaboutjie.co.za/beta/?p=1373 Expressing milk means squeezing milk out of your breasts so you can store it and feed it to your baby at a later time. You might want to express milk if you have to be away from your baby. This could be because your baby is ill or premature, or because you’re going back to …

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12 Great Tips to Make More Breast Milk https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/making-more-milk/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/making-more-milk/#comments Wed, 17 Apr 2013 10:00:53 +0000 http://kaboutjie.co.za/beta/?p=1367 Many moms want to know how to make more breast milk, it is a common worry for new breastfeeding mommies. The best way to increase your breast milk supply is by feeding your baby. It is simple – your body will produce what it needs to feed your baby. The more you feed the more …

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