I’d like to think we can all agree that breastmilk is the absolute best form of nutrition for a human child. Of course breastfeeding isn’t always right for every woman or child but that’s really irrelevant to my post. Just wanted to put it out there from the off.   Most articles and books I’ve read that list reasons to breastfeed focus on the documented health benefits for both mother…

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We’ve just arrived back from our lovely little holiday and I am totally exhausted! I expect to fully recover from the horrors of travelling with a baby sometime in 2025. This coming week I’ll be sharing loads of info about what we got up to on our trip to Crete along with some helpful (?) tips about travelling with a baby and what to pack. As I’m currently in a…

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I’m not going to sugar coat it. If you can’t see that Jamie Oliver shining the spotlight on lack of support for new mothers to breastfeed & the gaps in funding / care / knowledge across the UK is nothing but a good thing then you’re delusional. Maybe you’re coming from a place where you thought you couldn’t breastfeed, maybe no one helped you, maybe they were too quick to…

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Luisa is now almost 10 months old and as you know she was quite slow to start weaning. In my first weaning update I explained how we had decided to let her set the pace and that approach is still working well for us. She is still quite independent and prefers to feed herself but she is happy to be given loaded spoons. Her co-ordination is great so she’s doing…

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