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Understanding Sleep

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I was recently offered to review an Understanding Sleep programme from Vesta Birth and Parenting, Lucas has been awful to settle this past couple of months and at the time of being offered this I jumped at the chance. I had the initial phone call which was about 30 minutes where we discussed what was going […] Read more…

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World Breastfeeding Week

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I’ve talked about breastfeeding previously and about falling out of love with breastfeeding. Those first few days are horrendous and without the support of D and the local breastfeeding support worker, I don’t think I would have lasted more than a week. I feel lucky that I managed to continue and after a couple of months, I started […] Read more…

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Essentials For The First Months Of Breastfeeding

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As I am thinking of stopping breastfeeding, I have been thinking of the items I couldn’t have done without for the first few months x The Breastfeeding Butterfly from Faye & Lou is great, especially when I wasn’t as confident. It is perfect for covering me up as well as stopping Lucas from getting distracted.  Nursing bras, I […] Read more…

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Falling Out Of Love With Breastfeeding

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This past couple of weeks I feel like I have been questioning myself a lot, about whether to return to work and when should I stop breastfeeding I had decided that once I returned to work, breastfeeding would gradually stop. I know legally work would have had to let me have time to express milk if I wanted […] Read more…

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Advice for my pre-pregnancy self

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Things I wish I had been told when I was pregnant… 1) Strangers touch your bump, some before asking. After this, they go to stroke your baby’s head like they are a pet or doll. 2) Make the most of sleep before you get to six months pregnant because after that the sleepless nights begin. […] Read more…

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Isn’t breastfeeding normal? Lets not sensationalise

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When I was in the shop yesterday, I noticed on the front page of one of the newspapers was a photo of a celebrity breastfeeding with the headline ‘exclusive shock pics’. The article that followed is one of pro-breastfeeding, saying it is normal and natural. However, does the headline shock pictures not portray it as […] Read more…

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Faye & Lou Breastfeeding Butterfly Review

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Faye & Lou Breastfeeding Butterfly Review

   I received a breastfeeding butterfly from Faye & Lou to try out and give my honest opinion. The breastfeeding butterfly comes in two colours and I received the denim flower print which I think is beautiful, it is stylish without going over the top. It also comes with a matching bag that it can […] Read more…

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