Breast Feeding

Why Does My Baby Hit Me While Breastfeeding?

Slapping, nipping, pinching, pulling, scratching, yanking, kneading, squeezing… Not all of these are pleasant when it’s a baby doing it to your boob, when you’re breastfeeding. Baby Button started this habit a few months ago, but only when he started being able to pack quite a punch have a done…

Breast Or Bottle? My Combination Feeding Story

I’ve actually had this post rattling around my brain for a while, but it seems appropriate to post today. Breastfeeding is something that is instilled in new mothers as ‘the way’. It’s the best, it’s easy, it’s free, it’s convenient, it’s what women do as mothers. There are adverts in…

Breastfeeding: What Nobody Told Me!

Breastfeeding is something that all new mothers will be familiar with. As soon as you announce your pregnancy, this natural way of feeding your baby becomes some sort of buzzword at appointments. Midwives, Health Visitors, GP’s, friends, families – all ask that question: “are you going to breastfeed?” The pressure…