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Best Breastfeeding Pumps

best breastfeeding pumps

Are you trying to choose between the best breastfeeding pumps and don’t know where to start? Do you even need a breast pump? I have breastfed two babies and I would highly recommend that you get yourself a breast pump if you are planning on breastfeeding your baby. Not only …

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10 Foods to Avoid When Breastfeeding

Foods to Avoid When Breastfeeding

There are different opinions on whether you should avoid certain types of food and drinks when you are breastfeeding or not. When I was breastfeeding my babies I was always being told by someone not to eat or drink certain things, at times I was too nervous to touch anything …

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Breastfeeding in Public.. it’s just a Boob

Breastfeeding in Public

I love asking moms on our Facebook page how they feel about breastfeeding in public. We always get a good response but I am always amazed at how many moms find breastfeeding in public offensive. Click here to see the latest responses on our Facebook page. In the past a …

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Breastfeeding Comes to an End after 3 Years!

Breastfeeding Come to an End after 3 Years

On the 28 January I decided that it is time breastfeeding comes to an end, this is the final toll for me to escape the breastfeeding and tiredness. This was one of the worst days, yet the one of the best too. After 3 years of breastfeeding and being used …

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Weaning: Smells Like Cabbage!

The weaning process is nearly complete. It has not been an easy week so far, but things are getting better. I got Dostinex from my doctor on Tuesday: a course of 4 pills, one every 12 hours which dries up the milk. I was instructed not to feed my son …

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15 Incredible Facts About Breastfeeding

Nursing baby eyes

Breastfeeding is a natural and beautiful process that has been a vital part of human life for centuries. Beyond nourishing infants, it offers a plethora of benefits to both mothers and babies. In this blog post, we’ll explore 15 incredible facts about breastfeeding that highlight its significance and the wonders …

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The Decision To Wean My Baby

Decision to Wean

My son is turning 1 on Saturday and we have made the decision to wean him in the new year. It has been a strange journey for me. It has been a combination of wonderful bonding time and seeing my son so happy and comforted by the breast and then …

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Milk Matters – Donate Your Breast Milk In South Africa

Milk Matters

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 …

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8 Top Tips For Storing Breast Milk

Storing Breastmilk

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. Storing Breast Milk Do not refreeze breast milk and make sure to refrigerate fresh milk before adding it to thawed milk. …

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Top Tips And Tricks For Expressing Milk

Expressing Breast milk

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 …

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12 Great Tips To Make More Breast Milk

Make More Breast Milk

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 …

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