Breastfeeding
Weaning our toddler

Weaning our toddler

There is so much information, tips and advice on breastfeeding, especially regarding milk supply, establishing a routine, facing challenges and more. Kicking-off your breastfeeding journey can be difficult but so can deciding to stop. It took me weeks to feel okay...

#Momming101: Breastfeeding for beginners

#Momming101: Breastfeeding for beginners

This post is not about doing breastfeed “right” or a list of ways to make it work best. Neither is it a breastmilk vs. formula debate. It is however about my experience as a mama of three breastfed babies. All of which differed significantly when it came to nursing....

5 Medela accessories making breastfeeding easier!

5 Medela accessories making breastfeeding easier!

Breastfeeding is such a personal experience. It differs for every mom. From ease to enjoyment to how long a mother decides, or is able to nurse her little one. I know my journey has been filled with highs and lows but this 3rd time around, seems to be the...

Breastfeeding: Setting up a pumping station

Breastfeeding: Setting up a pumping station

I'll be honest before baby number 3 I HATED expressing. Looking back, I realise it was mostly due to my lack in knowledge. It was only after being introduced to Michelle Pitt and the team from Breastpumps + Beyond that I now kind of feel like an expert. Mamas express...

Medela Symphony Double Electric Breast Pump review

Medela Symphony Double Electric Breast Pump review

With most mamas returning to work next week I thought it would be the perfect time to post our review of the Medela Symphony Double Electric Breast Pump. It really has won me over to expressing and I feel pretty proud every time I see our milk stash staked in the...

Medela breast pumps: Why they are the best!

Medela breast pumps: Why they are the best!

Let’s be honest, breastfeeding is not easy and it doesn’t always come naturally. Sure, my second and third go was a breeze but round 1 was pretty much a 12 week nightmare! Cracked nipples - who even knew your nipples could crack? - non-stop bleeding, constant pain and...

Proudly South African Breastfeeding-friendly Fashion SS’18

Proudly South African Breastfeeding-friendly Fashion SS’18

So you're a new mama or maybe this is your 3rd... That doesn't mean you've suddenly stopped being a woman, loving fashion and wanting to feel pretty. No way I'm giving in to the stereotypical image of mom life and you don't need to either. SS'18 trends have got us...

Momsy: Breastfeeding in style and ease.

Momsy: Breastfeeding in style and ease.

I LOVE being a woman, a mama and raising our girl gang. I also LOVE breastfeeding, but when it comes to nursing-friendly fashion... things tend to become somewhat sad, boring and predictable. V-necks, wrap dresses, awkward zips and openings. Garments more practical...

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