I’m currently spending much more time commuting – I’ve a new project which adds a long tube journey to my usual daily trip and the unfortunate side effect of this extra bit, along with the lack of a seat, is that I get much more time to stand up close to my fellow passengers [...]
Today Lucy, who blogs at thatwoman is guest ranting for us – over to Lucky
I was thinking about what to write all day, and several of my bugbears had a similar theme.
This is namely, the desire in me, the shrieking desire to say, once or twice, loudly and without an [...]
To celebrate the end of breastfeeding awareness week and to celebrate breastfeeding mammas and their beautiful babies I give you a funny little video that a clever lady called Virginia Howes has made – enjoy!
Is there a journalist out there able to report on breastfeeding without bringing their personal angst about formula feeding to bear? Not only have we had to endure Cherry Healey ‘investigating’ whether breast is best but now we have Anna Maxted calling for protection against the breastapo.
In both cases, these women are taking [...]
Come on, we’ve all read the guidance, the party line that exclusive breastfeeding for six months is the right thing to do
The WHO goes further and says that children should be breastfed until age two or when they self wean (note: babies don’t self wean before age one, they can go on a [...]
Little bit of a storm in a teacup kicking off with the good readers of the Daily Mail and elsewhere suggesting that breastmilk icecream is totally unacceptable and a bit strange. And to be honest not helped by the makers launching it with sexy waitresses, baby bottles and rusks. I mean why do you [...]
There have been times over the last year when I never thought I would be able to post this but incredibly, after 16 months, it appears that Littler has started to wean herself.
And to sleep!
Just in time too with the prospect of the girls having a mini holiday to my parents next [...]
I reckon that nobody sits down and reckons that they’ll breastfeed a toddler.
I mean a teeny, tiny baby is one thing and seems natural, but a hulking big, climbing, wriggling, talking child?
And then the possibility of teeth.
The bald fact that you are planning on putting something very sensitive (because even though [...]
Let’s just get this clear. Breastfeeding is best for babies. End of. Its what nature intended and the milk is designed to be exactly what a specific baby needs at every specific stage.
Formula on the other hand is not poison. It has saved the lives of babies where their mothers couldn’t or wouldn’t [...]
Today I am off guesting over at Support4women talking about the recent changes in the law around breastfeeding and working – do pop over and say hello