Yay! I did it! After 10 fantastic weeks of training, I am now a breastfeeding peer supporter. This means that once my DBS checks are back I can volunteer on the post natal wards, NICU and children's centres and help mums who are struggling to breastfeed or who just need some support or information. I … Continue reading I Am Now A Breastfeeding Peer Supporter!
People so often go on about the things that aren't really essential post-birth, they may be helpful and make things slightly easier like bouncers and swings but no one talks about what really matters. They may not be essential to some people but they're all things that have been proved to improve the health and … Continue reading Things That REALLY Matter Post-Birth
We all know that breastfeeding is a shameful and immodest act. I fear that indiscreet breastfeeding will make men uncomfortable as it's hard to ogle over boobs when there's a baby attached. Those poor men. I've written a list of ways to be discreet whilst breastfeeding so we can stop making other people feel uncomfortable. … Continue reading 5 Ways To Be Discreet Whilst Breastfeeding
Nobody wants to create a rod for their own back. Ugh God forbid your children actually grow up to feel safe and well attached to their parents. What kind of world would that be? The downside to creating a rod for your own back is your child or baby MAY be a happy and content … Continue reading 9 Ways To Create A Rod For Your Own Back
Well, apart from the fact that he has an ASBO and goes out drinking every night, yeah he's alright. I flipping hate this question, is he good? What does this mean? How can a baby not be good? 'Oh, I meant does he sleep well at night?' Ooooh of course! I forgot, a baby who … Continue reading Is He A Good Baby?
As most of you know I breastfeed my beautiful Freddie, a few of you may know the challenges I've had feeding him. I'm not writing this for sympathy or recognition but in hopes that maybe another struggling mum will see my story and it will inspire her to carry on and seek help. I've had … Continue reading Our Experience With Tongue Tie