Tag: Breastfeeding

Disposable vs Washable Nursing Pads

I have been breastfeeding for four years (2.5 with my first child, 1.5 so far with my second) and I have had to use nursing pads for this entire duration. When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I had bought bamboo washable nursing pads (along with cloth nappies) in preparation for my breastfeeding journey. However,

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Need a Good Laugh? Read this hilarious parenting/breastfeeding comic that is too real!

Growing up, Baby Blues was my favourite comic. It featured in our local newspaper and I would always look for it and read it first. Then as a mother, I rediscovered it online and saw all the jokes in a whole new light. I never realised how much breastfeeding featured in it! The parenting jokes are

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REVIEW: Eve of Eden Maternity- Affordable maternity and nursing wear

I’ve been yearning for some nursing dresses for a while now. I literally only have ONE dress I can easily breastfeed in and it wasn’t even designed to be a nursing dress. The sleeves and jersey material just make it easy to pull aside and nurse in. When Miss A was a few weeks old,

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What to Wear for Quick and Easy Breastfeeding

When I was pregnant, I really didn’t give much thought to what I would wear when breastfeeding. I didn’t have any close friends who had kids so there was no one around me to offer up any tried-and-tested handy mummy tips. From reading pregnancy magazines, I knew I had to get a couple nursing bras

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How Do Bra Extenders Work?

If you’re pregnant, planning to fall pregnant or your weight tends to fluctuate over your menstrual cycle or due to medication…let me introduce you to a little lifesaver called a bra extender. A two-hook bra extender in black What are bra extenders? Bra extenders are literally an extra piece of band with eyes that you can hook onto

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5 Tips for Breastfeeding Success

Miss A is nearly one and our breastfeeding relationship is still going strong. Of course there were plenty of bumps in the road initially. Miss A fed constantly and I had an oversupply and all the problems that come with that- painful engorgement, blocked ducts, mastitis, etc.; but we persevered and it eventually got easier and easier.

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