I breastfed my son until he self-weaned at 2.5 and then breastfed my daughter until she was 4.5 years old. I’ve written about breastfeeding a lot over the years. Today’s post brings all of those posts together into one place so that if you are just getting started or need some support you can find everything I’ve written in my guide to breastfeeding here.
Top 5 tips to prepare for breastfeeding success while pregnant
Pregnant and thinking you can’t do anything to prepare to breastfeed until you have the baby? There’s actually lots you can do now, see my top 5 tips to prepare for breastfeeding success while pregnant.
My breastfeeding journey
This post was My breastfeeding story from 2011 to 2016 – it actually ended up continuing until 2019 in the end!
Dealing with recurrent blocked ducts and mastitis
I couldn’t even count how many times I got blocked ducts and mastitis over my breastfeeding career. In this post, I tell you all about my top hack for dealing with recurrent blocked ducts that rarely fails.
Epsom salt can help in various ways when you are breastfeeding – like helping with engorgement, blocked ducts, milk blebs and mastitis and helping reduce your milk supply when you need to stop.
Breastfeeding a child with CMPA
My son is allergic to cow’s milk proteins (CMPA). This post is all about our experiences of breastfeeding a child with CMPA and my favourite foods and recipes.
An open letter to those who have supported me breastfeeding
I would not have been able to breastfeed as long as I did without the support of so many kind people who went out of their way to help me. Here is my open letter to those who have supported me breastfeeding.
Continuing breastfeeding when you return to work
I returned to work when my children were 1 years old so I continued to breastfeed after returning to work. This post outlines how I did it and all my tips to help you continue breastfeeding when you return to work too.
My review of the Haakaa breast pump
One of my most read blog posts ever is my review of the Haakaa breast pump. Read on to see why I think it’s a great tool for mother’s to have in their breastfeeding tool box.
What to expect when weaning a 4 year old
When I was weaning my daughter at 4.5 I struggled to find information from women who had weaned older children. So I wrote my full experience in this blog post about what to expect when weaning a 4 year old from breastfeeding.
If you liked my guide to breastfeeding, you might also like my ultimate guide to surviving when your kids don’t sleep through the night or 4moms rockaRoo review – with video.
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