This is a letter I received from a mother who had exclusively pumped for her first baby ,now 18 months and her now new baby is not gaining weight and every other health professional had said there is no tongue tie but a lip tie was recognized but they were advised that it didn’t affect…Read More
Tongue and lip ties can and do affect breastfeeding. So many health professionals have no idea that they are a problem and also have no idea how to offer assistance to a mother and baby when a tongue tie is recognized. If you are suffering from nipple pain , lipstick shaped nipples ,a baby that cannot stay attached to breast , severe wind pain and so called colic or reflux in baby ,very slow to gain weight and always feeding ,then it is wise to have a check up with an IBCLC (lactation Consultant) who is familiar with tongue and lip ties.
They are Montgomery Glands. Those little bumps around your areola ,that can sometimes get blocked and be very painful like pimples are such an important part of helping with lubrication and keeping the nipple healthy and nourished. They are like the grease nipples that secrete oil to keep nipples protected and they are also part…Read More
The Big latch on is a world wide breastfeeding event that gets mothers and babies together in an attempt to normalize public breastfeeding. Mothers and babies are asked to latch their babies to breastfeed for 1 minute at a synchronised predetermined time and day . Bunbury pairs chose to “latch on ” on Friday 31st…Read More
Hospital grade Spectra breast pumps now back in stock, email email@example.com me now for product information for prompt delivery.Read More
My son was born by emergency caesarean at 37 weeks and 3 days, 18 months ago. He was perfectly healthy although a little skinny. I had done the antenatal classes and learned as much about breastfeeding as I could before his arrival. Breastfeeding did not occur in my family and I hadn’t had any exposure…Read More