Mothers have successfully fed their children for thousands of years of human history without understanding how it works. It’s a bit like driving a car – as long as it’s working well, you don’t need to know what is going on under the bonnet! If you are having breastfeeding problems, such as low … [Read more...] about How milk production works
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When a baby cries for a long time without any obvious cause parents are often told their infant has colic. This is a “catchall” description for when a baby cries incessantly for around three hours a day and cannot be comforted. The crying generally happens in the afternoon or evenings. It often … [Read more...] about I think my baby’s got colic
As new parents, we suddenly find ourselves examining our babies' poo more closely than we could ever have imagined. We pay attention to the colour, quantity, texture and smell, and notice the slightest changes. We then go to the internet looking for answers and fear the worst. There are many … [Read more...] about What’s in a nappy?
While it’s good to have plenty of milk, some mothers produce more milk than their babies need. This is usually called oversupply. Some babies cope very well with a generous milk supply; however, others will be unhappy and uncomfortable even though they are gaining weight and appearing to thrive. … [Read more...] about Oversupply