Pinky is an international board certified lactation consultant, best-selling baby care author and mum of five who specialises in gentle parenting techniques. Check out Pinky’s books, parenting resources and free newsletter at www.pinkymckay.com.au.
Pinky McKay Perhaps the biggest lesson motherhood has to teach us is a quality that's closely linked to trust – and that is that we also have to surrender.
Pinky McKay Last week, a late night, sarcastic rant caused a firestorm on Pinky McKay's blog. Here's what she has to say to the mothers offended by her words.
Pinky McKay However long you breastfeed or how much breast-milk you are able to give your baby, this magic potion made by mums is like medicine.
Pinky McKay The REAL truth about having a baby – what they never tell you. Pinky McKay shares some practical advice for new mothers on breastfeeding, sleep, crying and the importance of looking after the new...
Pinky McKay 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.
Pinky McKay Is it wrong to consider removing a night nappy and wish your kid would pee all over Daddy as he sleeps soundly beside you? Pinky McKay looks at how a lack of sleep can impact on your relationship.
Pinky McKay Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby, but it often doesn’t come naturally at first. Here are some common issues and how to fix them.
Pinky McKay Some babies with reflux will have no trouble with it; for others, the condition can make every feed - and even rest times - uncomfortable and painful. Pinky McKay shares some coping strategies.
Pinky McKay For many parents, it seems that the fear of ‘bad habits' is clouding the joy of being with their babies.
Pinky McKay Should you give your baby a dummy? And what about his finger-sucking - should you stop that? Pinky McKay explains all for confused parents.
Pinky McKay There is so much conflicting advice and ‘rules’ about infant sleep that undermine mothers’ natural intuition and common sense.
Pinky McKay As a lactation consultant, Pinky McKay sees many women who are struggling to maintain their milk supply, or who spend hours calming unsettled babies.
Pinky McKay Do you have days where you feel like a failure as a mum? You're not the only one. But if more mums spoke out about life with babies, we'd all feel like better mothers, writes Pinky McKay.
Pinky McKay Most babies go through clingy stages, but 'Velcro babies' can take it to the extreme. Pinky McKay explains that this behaviour is perfectly normal, and suggests ways to help you cope.
Pinky McKay Bonding with your baby is rather like falling in love: it can be love at first sight or you might initially wonder, ‘Am I meant to love you?'.
Pinky McKay Pinky McKay explains why breastfeeding routines don't work, and how you can help get your supply working best for you and your baby.
Pinky McKay They say babies don't come with an instruction manual, but many mums try to live up to the 'good mummy rules' anyway.