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Work Climate Contributes Significantly to Working Mums’ Decision to Breastfeed
Work Climate Contributes Significantly to Working Mums’ Decision to Breastfeed (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding is healthy for baby and for Mum. It has a positive impact on childhood obesity, infections and allergies, is linked to a lower likelihood of mothers getting ovarian or breast cancers later in life and to a more positive ... Read More »

Nursing strike: Babies behind picket lines
Nursing strike: Babies behind picket lines (7 votes, average: 4.86 out of 5)

When a baby goes on strike it is not about pay and conditions but the delivery of meals; more specifically it’s about breakfast, lunch and dinner and the breasts that deliver them. But negotiating the way out of a nursing ... Read More »

Balancing work and family life: Liz shows us how she does it
Balancing work and family life: Liz shows us how she does it (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New baby is coming Before Liz became a mother she had a very organised and busy life. The prospect of losing that lifestyle was very worrying for Liz and she did her best to avoid thinking about it. But as ... Read More »

Hair treatments during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Checklist for how to protect yourself and your baby
Hair treatments during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Checklist for how to protect yourself and your baby (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Minimising your exposure to hair treatments I have researched the use of hair dyes and other hair treatments in pregnancy and breastfeeding I am happy with the decision I have made regarding the use of hair treatments in pregnancy and ... Read More »

New dad: Being a father can take some getting used to – Stuart’s post birth experience
New dad: Being a father can take some getting used to – Stuart’s post birth experience (8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Now that Stuart and his wife had come back to their home with a newborn baby girl in tow, it was time to start becoming familiar with all the new roles and responsibilities that come with fatherhood. Are you sure ... Read More »

Breastfeeding problems:  Lisa’s experience with expressing milk for her baby
Breastfeeding problems: Lisa’s experience with expressing milk for her baby (5 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Most new mothers don’t anticipate the reality of not being able to breastfeed but it is a situation faced by many mothers. Not being able to feed directly from the breast does not necessarily limit your choices to just formula. ... Read More »

Express yourself: A guide to expressing breastmilk for new mums
Express yourself: A guide to expressing breastmilk for new mums (11 votes, average: 4.91 out of 5)

Here’s a handy rundown of expressing breastmilk for new mums, a technique where you can release your mamma’s milk, either manually or with a pump, so you can store it and feed your bub at another time. Expressing is the ... Read More »

Workplace breastfeeding: A working lunch
Workplace breastfeeding: A working lunch (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’ve just had a baby and it’s time for you to get back to the grind, then you may have some questions about how and when it is appropriate to breastfeed bubs at the office (or construction site, or ... Read More »

Abreast of the times: Breastfeeding and work
Abreast of the times: Breastfeeding and work (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Times, they are a-changing. Now with full-time, career minded women in the workplace, the pressures of breastfeeding have become complicated. For the near 120,000 women returning from maternity each year, many won’t be returning to a ‘breastfeeding friendly’ environment, meaning ... Read More »

 
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