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Combining Breast And Bottle Feeding: when you want to do both

When I was pregnant and then a very new mum, I heard time and time again: “it’s so important to establish breastfeeding well in the early days”. Aside from not really knowing exactly how (other than a correct hold and latch, practiced as much as one can with a plastic… read more


Breastfeeding, Low Milk Supply & Formula Feeding: ‘Spotty Baby’ Guest Post

Our breastfeeding formula There are a number of themes that tend to reoccur on this blog and on our Facebook pages: health, nutrition, breastfeeding (naturally), how what we eat can affect our health, and how formula is not the devil. These are all things I feel passionate about. So that’s… read more


Feeding Our Children with Love: I Support You

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the struggles both breastfeeding and formula feeding mums can face with judgement, guilt or embarassment – Feeding our children with love – and how this seemed crazy to me, and it had to stop. We must must must support each other. We… read more


Feeding our Children with Love

I’ve been thinking a lot about ‘nursing in public’ aka #NIP lately, which is bizarre since I finished breastfeeding nearly six months ago. I think it’s because I’ve recently come across @Wolf_Mummy on Twitter and her tireless work to normalise breastfeeding in public and challenge head-on Tweeters who write offensive and often… read more


Contented Cow, Contented Calf? I hope so.

For a website that sells a cookbook containing ‘Nourishing recipes for breastfeeding mums’, you might have noticed a low level, particularly on the blog, of breastfeeding information, news and opinion.  Slightly strange, yes. But deliberate. There are many countries around the world where there is little to no information about breastfeeding, and campaigns… read more