Latest Tips

The latest breastfeeding tips suggested by you or me. Topics include sore nipples, clothing, bras, nipple shields, nipple creams, moist wound healing, accessories, books, entertaining an older sibling, on-demand feeding, routine, feeding out and about and more.

May 12, 2015

Play dates and play cafes

I found the only way to cope with my older son was to have lots of play dates with friends I felt comfortable breastfeeding in front of in order to keep

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Apr 14, 2015

Mastitis caused me to stop breastfeeding

I am proud to say that in the end I managed to breastfeed my second baby for four calendar months exactly, a huge improvement on five weeks with my first

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Mar 17, 2015

Mastitis and abscesses

I found breastfeeding really difficult with my first child. My midwife was a lactation specialist in our local area and was extremely forceful in her promotion

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Mar 16, 2015

Gina Ford sleep and feed times

I really struggled to get my babies to do this routine until they were about four months old and then they just slipped into it. I agree that it is very

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Mar 15, 2015

Trapped by breastfeeding

I exclusively breastfed my first baby for the 1st 2 weeks, then added in the occasional bottle of expressed milk after that, when I needed to. I didn't

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Mar 13, 2015

Weaning and Co-sleeping

Third time round we promised ourselves we'd get better at being strict about routines/falling into co-sleeping habits/being strong in knowing what was

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Mar 13, 2015

When did your periods return and how was it?

Mine came back a month after I went cold turkey with breastfeeding with my first child, and a couple of weeks after I cut down to one feed a day with my

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Mar 12, 2015

Special Box only to be used during Breastfeeding

We had a special box for my older daughter when I was breastfeeding my son. I would put different things in it every few days. Part of the fun for her

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Mar 11, 2015

Your Baby Week by Week by Dr Caroline Fertleman and Simone Cave

I couldn't have done without this fantastic book with my three babies. Each week of the first six months of your baby's life, you get advice on number

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Mar 10, 2015

Drink lots of water to lose weight!

Every time I feel like eating bad things, I find it really helps to drink some water. A lot of the time I think I am actually dehydrated and that can cause

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Mar 09, 2015

Weight Loss

Tips for weight loss when breastfeeding and after breastfeeding: diet, exercise and more.

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Mar 09, 2015

Aches and Pains

Tips on preventing and curing aches and pains associated with breastfeeding.

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Mar 05, 2015


Share tips and advice on pumping and read what others have said about expressing, routine, pumps, supply, sterilising and more.

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Mar 03, 2015

Stopping Breastfeeding

Tips and advice on Stopping Breastfeeding. How to stop, when to stop, engorgement, leaking, remedies.

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Mar 02, 2015

Mastitis And Blocked Ducts

Tips and advice on Mastitis And Blocked Ducts. How to heal and prevent, nipple cream, nipple shield, cabbage leaves, routine, massage, flannels, combs and more.

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