• Why you should buy the new Bravado Embrace nursing bra

    July 26, 2013

    In the market for a nursing bra? Well, the new Bravado Essential Embrace should be top of your maternity shopping list. Here’s why: The Essential Embrace looks like a nicely finished, normal t-shirt bra that you’d probably buy anyway in non-breastfeeding circumstances (and not a frumpy practical one you’re forced to wear) It’s made of…

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  • Bravado, the best bras for breastfeeding

    June 17, 2013

    Oh, breastfeeding bras. It’s not enough that you have to deal with all the early trauma of pain and cracked nipples, then near-constant feeds for months, and having to wear practical clothes that allow you to feed in public. But have you seen some of the nursing underwear that’s available? Super-wide straps, sensible fabrics, frumpy…

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  • Ten tips for breastfeeding support

    August 6, 2015

    Did you know it’s World Breastfeeding Week? Here’s some tips on good breastfeeding support… I’ve been breastfeeding now for nearly three and a half years in total, and reckon good support is so important for happy breastfeeding, So here’s all the people – groups, products and things – that have helped me along the way,…

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  • Pregnancy essentials – *the* must-have products for when you’re pregnant

    March 5, 2015

    What were your pregnancy essentials, your essential items for pregnancy? You know, the things you bought, used, and tried that kept you going throughout the nine and a bit months, things that you’d really recommend to other pregnant women. I’m writing this with a four month old baby on my chest, so it’s hard to…

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  • Busting myths about breastfeeding

    June 26, 2014

    Oh, breastfeeding. A subject about which there are multiple myths and misconceptions, discussed on many a noticeboard, Twitter conversation, and not least in my own head, pre-baby. But what’s true and what’s really, really not? Here’s some of the more interesting lifestyle myths I’ve encountered about breastfeeding:  

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  • Breastfeeding hacks – best tips for baby feeding

    June 21, 2014

    Looking for breastfeeding hacks? Following on from my post on pregnancy life hacks, here’s some simple life hacks* for breastfeeding (* these are useful top tips that will hopefully make a difference to how you nurse and feed your baby): So here’s a round-up of the best breastfeeding hacks. Make sure you also read all…

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    Work with me

    December 1, 2013

    Hello; interesting in working with us or collaborating with A Baby on Board? I’m a freelance digital consultant and writer (see my LinkedIn profile here). I specialise in community management, digital strategy and content creation for the parenting and lifestyle sectors and currently edit pregnancy and parenting advice site TalkMum As a digital specialist with over 15…

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