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The breastfeeding support system in the U.K. is built on, and relies upon privilege.

By | June 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I love being an IBCLC. I’m incredibly proud to be one, and have worked extremely hard to get here. I’ve been qualified nearly 10 years, and was supporting families with breastfeeding for 8 years before that. I know enough to be able to say confidently that [...]

Breastfeeding the Brave

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: Breastfeeding and bottle feeding, Uncategorized|

Resources and FAQs for parents & professionals If your child or patient/client has just been diagnosed with a medical condition, illness or disability, please start here. This is a collection of resources and guidelines collated over my years of supporting families of medically complex children. Note [...]

The HSCP response to the Bilgin & Wolke 2020 study on cry it out…. by Lyndsey Hookway

By | April 24th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cry it out is a hotly debated topic, and one I have commented on previously. I make no secret of my dislike for this approach, but my dislike is based on an objective assessment. Here's the latest study to throw into the mix... I originally posted [...]

Increasing your milk supply

By | April 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Whether you're currently working to reduce or eliminate formula supplements, or you stopped breastfeeding some time ago and wonder whether you could re-start, you'll probably need some practical tips for increasing your milk supply. Sometimes people refer to this as re-lactation, if there has been a [...]

Triple feeding

By | January 6th, 2020|Categories: Breastfeeding and bottle feeding, Uncategorized|

Every family has a unique feeding journey. I never get bored of hearing people's stories. But there are a few scenarios that crop up more often than others. Painful breastfeeding. Non-latching babies. Windy, fussy babies. And triple feeding.... What in the world is triple feeding you [...]