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Preventing Endometriosis with Extended Breastfeeding

Endometriosis is a medical condition in which lining of the uterus (endometrium) starts to grow in other places such as ovaries, fallopian tubes or with the pelvis. The problem starts when the lining breaks down and as a result woman [...]

Breastfeeding – what if I can’t breastfeed?

There's one subject "what if I can't breastfeed" that's guaranteed to provoke a reaction amongst new mums. Whether you want to or don't , whether you can or you can't, whether you've tried it and loved it  or struggled and [...]

Breastfeeding – be honest with mums

“Is breastfeeding always natural?” is a question that one of the world’s most influential breastfeeding experts answered at Medela’s International Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium earlier this month.  Prof Diane Spatz honesty was truly inspiring and was met with unanimous praise [...]

Tea at the Ready…The Big Breastfeeding Café is Back

The Big Breastfeeding Café, led by breastfeeding brand Medela, is back for its second year! The hugely successful celebration of breastfeeding is set to engage the nation once again as families join together to chat all things breastfeeding, share experiences [...]

Breastfeeding – helping to enable mothers – it’s more than just food

Breastfeeding - it is more than just food... But the responsibility for the acceptance, encouragement and support of breastfeeding needs to change from just being directed at the parents. Unicef UK's Baby Friendly Initiative is calling on the UK and [...]

Helping a breastfeeding mum

How can you help support a breastfeeding mum?.... A good baby is a perception held by our society that babies should act in a certain way. Some baby care books take advantage of this by suggesting parents should encourage babies [...]

Win a breastfeeding prize bundle!

Having good breastfeeding accessories is essential for every mum, and we’re very excited to be giving away some breastfeeding essentials! Bravado Bra The comfort and support of Bravado, allows easy access to feed your baby. The Body Silk Seamless Yoga [...]

Breastfeeding positions: are you sitting comfortably?

Whilst we're told that it's the most natural thing in the world, the truth is that for many of us, breastfeeding just doesn't come naturally!  Sore nipples, engorged breasts and a hungry baby aren't a great combination, throw in a [...]

Breastfeeding twins – your questions answered.

The thought of breastfeeding just one baby can be daunting enough, yet when you have two at once it can be a terrifying prospect, not only terms of positioning, winding and soreness, but also in terms of milk supply....  Here, [...]

Breastfeeding for beginners

Getting started with breastfeeding can be an anxious time. We look at how to make breastfeeding work for you and your little one.