Breastfeeding

Are you prepared for breastfeeding? Here’s our best advice from experts and mums on learning how to breastfeed your baby and the challenges you may face. From how fast your breastfed baby should be growing and what to do when breastfeeding is a challenge to useful kit for your breastfeeding journey and getting the best nutrition for mum and baby.

Navigating Your Breastfeeding Journey: Advice From The Breastfeeding Mentor And iL Tutto

Many women in the UK who can breastfeed plan to breastfeed their child, with statistics telling us 81% begin with hopeful intentions. However, by More

Breastfeeding Twins Like A Pro: Essential Tips And Tricks

Registered midwife Malena Monteverde from My Expert Midwife shares her expert advice on breastfeeding twins. Is breastfeeding twins possible? Just as caring for twins More

Your Ultimate Guide To Breastfeeding In The Summer Heat

To help fellow mums get through the hot weather this summer, together with the help of some of my colleagues, I’ve put together a guide to breastfeeding in the summer.

10 Reasons This Is The Best Wearable Breast Pump

Are you shopping for the best wearable breast pump? There’s a new pump on the block from breastfeeding experts Medela, and to put it bluntly, it’s a game changer. 

Best Maternity And Nursing Bras For Pregnancy And Breastfeeding

We know you’ll have a lot on your mind if you’re expecting or busy with your new bundle of joy, so we have pulled together our favourites. Shop the best maternity and nursing bras, from lounge and sports to fuller size cups, we have you covered.

Breastfeeding v Bottle Feeding: What New Mums Need To Know

Are you wondering about breastfeeding or bottle feeding? We’ve got some tips on how to do successfully to both. The World Health Organisation (WHO) More

Do I Really Need An Electric Breast Pump? Plus, Electric vs Manual Pumps 

An electric breast pump can be a game-changer in helping to feed your baby. If you’ll be away from your little one sometimes, it’s worth considering a pump to express milk for when you’re not around. 15% Elvie discount inside…

Nanobebe’s Flexy Silicone Baby Bottles: Are These The Only Baby Bottles You’ll Ever Need?

Transitioning your baby from breast to bottle can be problematic, which is why the mum-life softness of these silicone baby bottles is just complete genius.

Can Pregnancy And Breastfeeding Define Your Child’s Food Preferences?

Is your child a fussy eater? A limited diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding may have be defining your child’s taste likes and dislikes.

What’s The Best Bra To Wear When Pregnant Or Breastfeeding?

If you’re looking to find the best bra to wear during pregnancy or breastfeeding, you’ve come to the right place. 

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Help! I’m Having Problems Breastfeeding! Breastfeeding Advice From Clare Byam-Cook

Breastfeeding expert Clare Byam-Cook answers your worries and questions commonly associated with breastfeeding.

How To Pick Your Pump: The Ultimate Guide To Choosing Your Breast Pump

We take a closer look at Medela’s range of breast pumps and explore the differences between them so you can shop the right breast pump with confidence.

Everything You Need To Know About Mastitis

Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue, usually caused by an infection. It is a common condition which mainly affects women who are breastfeeding.

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17 Common Breastfeeding Myths Debunked

Did you know? It’s pregnancy and in particular, the hormone relaxin which loosens the ligaments in a woman’s pelvis in preparation for birth that causes some women’s breasts to sag.

Everything You Need To Know About Breastfeeding And Pumping

Midwife and lactation consultant Beth Graham tells us everything we need to know about breastfeeding and pumping.

WIN! A Swing Flex Pump And Save Set From Medela

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Swing Flex Pump and Save Set from Medela.

Don’t Tell me Fed is Best. My Body SHOULD be Able to Breastfeed!

Challenging the use of the ‘fed is best’ message is not about implying that every woman can or should want to breastfeed. It’s about fighting for justice for those women who really wanted to breastfeed.

Bottle Feeding: Everything You Need To Know + Recommended Essentials

If you’re planning to bottle feed with expressed breast milk or infant formula, it’s worth being prepared. Here are our top tips and recommended products.

What To Eat And What To Avoid When Breastfeeding

Diet and nutrition advice for breastfeeding mamas by expert Laura Tilt from Biamother, the world’s first health app that cares for new mums.

Breastfeeding My Newborn: The Highs and Lows of the First Few Weeks

Breastfeeding your newborn in the first few weeks: cluster feeding, skin to skin, and sore nipples. We find out what’s normal and what’s not.

Why I’m Wearing The Elvie Breast Pump… Right Now

It’s true what Elvie are claiming – this pump is seriously quiet.

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Breastfeeding: How to Establish Positive Foundations to Get it Right

Dr. Spatz (from UPENN and CHOP) shares her wisdom on setting solid foundations for breastfeeding to support mother and baby.

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Unboxing The Elvie Breast Pump: The World’s First Silent Pump!

Jamie and Ellie take a look at the brand new Elvie Pump, the silent, hands-free, compact, wearable breast pump.

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Breastfeeding Problems: How to Boost Breast Milk Supply & More

I’m planning ahead of time to boost breast milk supply before my baby is born – what key things should I be doing?

Signs & Solutions: Colic, Disorganised Suckling, & Tongue-Tie

Two common reasons for colic are tongue-tie and recessive jaw, both of which can result in disorganised suckling. Here’s what to look out for.

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How Fast Should My Breastfed Baby Be Growing?

There is no set figure for how much weight your baby should put on – every baby will have their own pattern. We explore five top things to remember. 

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Scenarios and Solutions: What to Do When Breastfeeding is a Challenge

Breastfeeding should be the most natural and easy thing to do, but many new mums have found that this isn’t always the case!

Lactation Consultant Vanessa Christie Answers Your Questions on Breastfeeding

The results of our live Twitter chat with Lactation Consultant Vanessa Christie. Vanessa answers our reader questions on breastfeeding.

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Top Three Nutrition Tips for Breastfeeding Mums

As mothers, it is always important to remember that we are all different, and all our babies are different. Just because one thing works for one mum, does not mean it will work for everyone.

It’s All Milk, Isn’t It? How Breast Milk Changes During a Feed – Foremilk and Hindmilk Explained

Chances are if you breastfed your baby you are aware of these 2 terms: foremilk and hindmilk. So what exactly are foremilk and hindmilk?

Breastfeeding – It’s Like Learning to Dance

This Thursday, My Baba looks back on a 2013 post from Louisa, the founder of lulubaby, and how breastfeeding is just like learning to dance!

What Should You Eat And Drink When Breastfeeding?

You don’t need to go on some magic diet when breastfeeding. You just need to stick to a few simple pieces of advice.

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Breastfeeding: There’s No Use Crying Over Sh*t Milk

I’m sure that’s how the saying goes… My blog about crappy milk supply deleted itself. This is the second time I’m writing this. It More

Breastfeeding Advice For New Mums AND Dads

As it’s World Breastfeeding Week, Dr Tom York has shared some expert advice with My Baba on how to approach breastfeeding as a first-time parent.

The Best Foods To Eat When Breastfeeding

With National Breastfeeding Week commencing this week, we ask nutritional therapist Louisa Dowling what food you should be eating when breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding: Top Tips for Expressing

Expressing breastmilk, just like breastfeeding can take a little while to get to grips with. Here are some top tips.

Problems with Breastfeeding

The Jellie Diaries: Why Have I Found Breastfeeding So Difficult?

Breastfeeding is a journey. I’ve had a few pitstops already, so turned to online health specialists WellVine for help – all from the comfort of my own home.

Breastfeeding Is My Child Getting Enough Milk

Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk? Here Are The Signs

Antenatal and breastfeeding expert Louisa van den Bergh helps us to understand if baby is getting the right amount of milk.

19 Stylish Nursing Tops for Summer

We’ve searched the net to find the best selection of nursing tops this summer for easy breastfeeding.

Want To Stay Stylish Whilst Breastfeeding? Here’s How

What can we wear to make it easier for us without compromising too much on the style stakes? Our fashion guru Sam Jones tells all.

Breastfeeding My Newborn – How Can My Partner Help?

Antenatal expert and breastfeeding expert Louisa van den Bergh offers some top tips to help new fathers offer support while their partner feeding the baby.

Mary Ashton: Should You Donate Your Breast Milk?

Have you ever thought about donating your breast milk? Did you even know you could? My Baba’s resident maternity nurse explains all.