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How do you stop breastfeeding?

There’s quite a bit of scaremongering about stopping breastfeeding. I get asked whether or not I was given tablets by the Dr to help stop feeding. I think if you needed to stop immediately and went from 4 feeds a … Continue reading

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11.5 months: Giving up is hard to do

Yesterday was my last feed ever for Mr AJ. It makes me so sad and yet I made the decision to free us from each other a bit more. With Lolo I stopped at 8 months because I pretty much … Continue reading

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What do you want from your job?

Getting the jitters about going back to work post maternity leave? Well a couple of weeks ago I had my first Keeping In Touch (KIT) day. In my case I went back in and explained what I was looking for … Continue reading

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6 months: No! I’m not ready

I’m not ready to give up breastfeeding! I’m not ready for it to diminish. I’m not ready to give up that caring, bonding time with my child. I’m not ready to stop feeding and supplying life from myself 8 times … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding: Low Milk supply?

Here’s an interesting article about low milk supply… or not as the case may be. Found it quite reassuring. xx

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#2 is 4 weeks yesterday: the truth about good and evil (a.k.a. to drink or not to drink)

And I don’t mean like totally wasted but I do mean having a few and getting a little merry. And I don’t mean like all the time (well, maybe I do but I don’t actually do it! That’s the point! … Continue reading

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#2 is 3 weeks old: what they don’t tell you about the first few days

The first few days of having a new born are such a mess of emotion, exhaustion and new information that you kind of forget about it all. We’re in week 3 and its already so very different. When you’re pregnant … Continue reading

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Day 294: What to expect from the first 9 months

As always I guess I should start off by saying that each baby is different but here’s what we saw with Lo-Lo: 1 month: Tiredness, feeling overwhelmed, constantly needing to be available to feed, trying to read the signs Lo-Lo … Continue reading

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Day 264: Breastfeeding tops, in retrospect

Breastfeeding tops. I remember whilst I was I was still breastfeeding, especially at the start, I really felt like I needed them. In fact because feeding was painful, because it was endless, because felt caged & homebound (at the end … Continue reading

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Day 247: Givin’ up

Giving up breastfeeding is pretty emotional as I wrote about on Saturday.  Someone said you don’t lose the urge to feed for a few months after you stop. They’re right. I think it’s not as tough because I started reducing … Continue reading

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