Breastfeeding 101

Breastfeeding 101

Some Interesting Facts About Breastfeeding   Size Doesn’t Matter Breasts are made up of two different types of tissue: adipose and glandular tissues. Adipose tissue is commonly known as body fat and determines the size of your breasts. Glandular tissue is...
Should I be expressing colostrum antenatally?

Should I be expressing colostrum antenatally?

Have you noticed lots of Instagram posts about expressing colostrum antenatally? There are even people jumping on the bandwagon and selling “kits”. I have been around long enough to have seen many fads in this space and I can’t help thinking this is one of them. (NB:...
Should I Swaddle My Baby?

Should I Swaddle My Baby?

“Should I swaddle my baby?” is a question I often get asked in my Bub Savvy Workshops. My starting point is always…”how ever you choose to care for your baby is completely up to you. You are going to get a lot of conflicting advice,  so it can be...
A Blog for Doulas: The ARRIVE Trial

A Blog for Doulas: The ARRIVE Trial

Last week I was asked to speak to doulas from the Doula Training Academy about the complexities of the ARRIVE study so I thought I would write a blog based on that webinar. The doulas wanted to better understand the conclusions of the ARRIVE study as there is other...