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10 breastfeeding books your nurslings will LOVE
1) Milky Moments Join the games at a birthday party, travel on the bus, play at the beach or snuggle up at bedtime. At home, in hospital or out and about, every beautifully illustrated scene tells a story about day-to-day family life and loving milky moments.Heart-warming, enchanting and fun, with a small bear called Eric […]
I was afraid of pregnancy and childbirth – my experience of Tokophobia
Trigger warning: Mention of miscarriage ‘I don’t want kids’. We’ve all heard it said and maybe we’ve even said it ourselves. What if that simple phrase was masking a deep-rooted fear of all things involved with pregnancy and childbirth? Tokophobia is a severe fear of childbirth and/or pregnancy. This was the case for Clare Watson, […]
Midwives ‘should support informed choice’ on infant feeding says RCM
The statement, released today by the Royal College of Midwives, began with the following paragraphs: Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a baby’s life is the most appropriate method of infant feeding. Breastfeeding should continue alongside complementary foods for up to two years, in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UK […]
Can I breastfeed… and help premature babies?
Six years ago I was a smug new parent-to-be, patting myself on the back as the antenatal class swot, for being able to answer all the breastfeeding quiz questions. I was an A-student, top of my game. Yes, “some people can’t breastfeed” but I’m not someone who fails, I’m not someone who needs help. I’m […]
CIBII interviews: Dr Amy Brown, author of Breastfeeding Uncovered
You may have seen Dr Amy Brown’s name pop up recently, perhaps you read How The Myth or Why Fed Will Never Be Best: The FIB Letting Our New Mothers Down. Recently Amy has written a book called ‘Breastfeeding Uncovered’ which looks to try and channel the whipped up, raw emotion surrounding the topic of infant feeding into […]
REVIEW: Lucky Sew & Sew’s Lucky Muthah Nursing Bra
I’ve been sent a bra from Lucky Sew & Sew to do an honest review. I have not been paid to write this. As I’ve basically had to get rid of all my nursing bras after being ‘Boob or Busted‘, this is a welcome addition to my collection! On their Facebook page, Lucky Sew & […]
REVIEW: Num Num Teething Necklaces
I’ve been fortunate enough to have the pleasure to review an up and coming jewellery maker who also features on the CIBII Marketplace (currently being re-developed, keep your eyes peeled for news on this later on in the month)! I have been sent these items for the purpose of giving an honest review. I have […]