Harvesting Colostrum

Well, here we are at the end of this pregnancy... During the last few weeks of my pregnancy this time I have been harvesting colostrum to help with feeding the baby for the first few days after birth. I did the same with Eilys too but as she was induced at 38 weeks I only... Continue Reading →

Placenta Predicament

I have been in 2 minds as to whether to write this blog post or not due to the subject being a bit ikky and quite personal but then I thought in the interests of honesty I should do. As you know, or should know as I waffle about it enough on here, I have... Continue Reading →

More Lactation recipes!

The arrival of baby number 3 is imminent, I hope, I have been creating some more boobfeeding treats for the freezer to hopefully help me out... I have made some of these for my friends who have had babies recently and they seemed to have gone down ok. I am never sure of how much... Continue Reading →

Breastfeeding is hard…

Yesterday I had a chat with my new breastfeeding consultant. Actually, she was one of the boob-ladies that I saw after having Dylan but she is new to me this time round. ¬†SHe has also helped a friend of mine who also has IGT so she is fully genned up on the condition, which was... Continue Reading →

My Lactation Flapjack Recipe

When I was trying my darnest to boob feed Dylan (see here and here for full tale) I tried most things in order to get my stoopid breastickles to make more milk. I read a lot of guff on the internet about trying this and that to get more milk and some things worked a... Continue Reading →

The Boobing Continues…

My Adventures in Boobing Part 2 Part 1 can be found here. I am very sorry for the long and rambling nature of this story and the chances are it will be a 3 part saga. I wrote this first part a really really long time ago when Dylan was really still a baby. I... Continue Reading →

The Tale of Dylan’s Birth

I'll start the story on Saturday April 6th 2013 my due date was on the 10th. I had been on maternity leave for 7 days and I had spent those days watching crap on TV and sleeping (living the dream). We woke up on the Saturday morning and my (brave) husband made some comment about... Continue Reading →

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