• Busting myths about breastfeeding

    June 26, 2014

    Let’s Bust Some Myths About Breastfeeding There are so many myths about 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…

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  • Breastfeeding hacks – the 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). The best breastfeeding hacks: So here’s a round-up of the best breastfeeding hacks. Make sure…

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  • A positive message about public breastfeeding

    April 25, 2014

    Here’s some of the places I’ve breastfed my daughter in public: cafés, restaurants, shopping centres, waiting rooms, train stations, station platforms, on trains, on a train full of drunken football fans, on beaches and on board boats, on packed tubes and buses during rush hour in central London. In museums, art galleries, at the zoo,…

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  • Breastfeeding beyond a year (six months on)

    June 28, 2013

    Breastfeeding at two weeks, nine months, and 16 months I wrote about breastfeeding beyond a year when Eliza was one, so wanted to pick up on it again now, nearly six months later. So here’s me, interviewing myself on the subject:

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  • Breastfeeding in public – it’s not unusual

    June 26, 2013

    Here’s some of the extreme places Eliza and I have breastfed over the past 18 months:

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  • Top tips on blogging and using social media for breastfeeding

    June 24, 2013

    Blogging, social media and breastfeeding; not natural bedfellows, you’d think? Well, read on…It’s National Breastfeeding Week and I’m taking part in the Keep Britain Breastfeeding Scavenger Hunt, along with a whole load of other brilliant bloggers. Today’s theme is around top tips for breastfeeding. I know lots of other mums taking part would have great advice…

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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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