Vernix

Vernix

Vernix is a thick, protective layer covering your newborn baby's skin, and is developed whilst in the womb. It is important in preventing chapping ...

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Antenatal Colostrum Harvesting

Antenatal Colostrum Harvesting

Antenatal expressing of colostrum is the hand expression and collection of colostrum during pregnancy. Expressed colostrum is collected and frozen...

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Expressing Guide

Expressing Guide

   Once your milk is established (around 4-6 weeks) you may find there are times when you would like to express breastmilk with a breast pump. ...

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Breastfeeding and Covid-19

Breastfeeding and Covid-19

  The RCOG states that ‘person-to-person spread is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sne...

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Galactogues

Galactogues

  Galactagogues are foods, herbs or medications that may help to increase breastmilk supply. The use of a galactagogue requires consultation w...

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Kama’s Story

Kama’s Story

  My daughter was born on the 6th of September. I was so absolutely determined to breastfeed her as I had failed with my first many years before...

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Manual breast pump review - Haaka

Manual breast pump review - Haaka

  I recently brought the haaka as my wee one won’t take a bottle and in the mornings I don’t have time to pump with getting the older two off to s...

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Introducing Solids

Introducing Solids

  The World Health Organisation (WHO), currently recommend 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding and then the introduction of solids while breastfe...

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