Low milk supply is associated with poor weight gain in babies and can be distressing for mothers. After latching or attachment difficulties and nipple damage, it is the third most common complaint of nursing mothers. There are many reasons why milk supply

It is not uncommon to hear a new, breastfeeding mother complain “I feel like a cow!” In our society the act of giving milk has been so ubiquitously associated with the dairy that many women have trouble integrating lactation as an aspect of hu

In Australia, over 80% of mothers choose to breastfeed. In fact, in some hospitals, figures are closer to 95%. Yet in the first few weeks after birth, many of these women quit breastfeeding. Only about half of those who start out are still breastfeeding a

The right diet is the key to having a good supply of nourishing milk. It should be followed from before conception and contain high levels of healthy animal fats. Be sure to eat plenty of food. When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is not time to die

We used to talk about women like you, at kindy!” So said a friend of mine when she realised that I was breastfeeding a toddler…and a baby ….simultaneously! ; Tandem breastfeeding certainly raises eyebrows, causes discussion and elicits