Category: Breastfeeding

Promoting breastfeeding isn’t the same as formula shaming.

There’s a picture going around the Internet at the moment of a tweet from Caroline Hirons. This tweet says…”I can’t believe it’s 2018 and we’re still discussing breast vs formula like it really matters at the end of the day. Just feed your kid and get on with your day. They all grow up to…
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We shouldn’t be made to feel guilty, we need to be supported

On Tuesday, new advice from the Royal College of Midwives was released saying that new mothers must be respected if they decide to bottle feed their new baby. As expected, this raised a lot of opinions from parents, one who had been made to feel guilty and others which said that support must still be…
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Bye bye breastfeeding

Nearly a week ago, Archie had his last breastfeed. It’s the perfect memory. It was about 5am and he’d come into our bed after sleeping all night. He still looked tired so we snuggled down under the warm duvet and he fed back to sleep. We were both half asleep and when we woke for…
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Breastfeeding Aversion At 13 Months

I’ve been exclusively breastfeeding for nearly 14 months now. Archie still won’t take a bottle so all of his liquid intake comes from me. He occasionally takes his brothers fruit shoot or drinks cows milk from a straw but if he doesn’t get any straight away, he gets frustrated and it has to be abandoned.…
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Breastfeeding..why is it such a taboo subject?

I’ve been breastfeeding Archer for almost 7 weeks now. He’s exclusively breastfed, meaning he’s had no formula..just Mummy’s magic milk. For the record, I don’t have anything against formula. I combination fed Henry until he was 9 weeks old and then he went onto formula full time until he was a year. I call it…
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