So often I hear mums say, “My baby wants to breastfeed all evening – I’m worried about my milk supply.”
There's a lot of conflicting advice about when to stop night time breastfeeds. Pinky McKay explains why extending these nocturnal feeds is a good idea - for both mum and baby.
When you consider the number of women who are shamed for breastfeeding in public, it's not surprising that occasionally a celebrity also comes under fire for daring to feed her baby.
With ongoing, non-judgemental support, breastfeeding is achievable for almost all women. Yet access to genuine support is often difficult to find.
As you practice, it will get easier, and soon you'll find breastfeeding the natural, intuitive experience it's meant to be.
Like so many of us, Brock Smith has had enough of the breastfeeding in public 'debate'.
For so many little kids, breastfeeding is just something that mummies do.
A former beauty queen and TV reporter has been charged with child abuse after using cocaine then breastfeeding her four-month-old baby.
Don't bother complaining about breastfeeding in public – there are plenty of better things you could do with your time.
Christina Torino-Benton didn't think twice when she had to breastfeed her baby during her wedding ceremony.
It's time to say goodbye to one of my constant companions. One that I've had since I had my babies in October. My breast pump.
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They may be only minutes old but, when placed on their mother's bare tummy, it is possible for most healthy newborns to move themselves to the breast, latch on and begin feeding on their own.