March 2, 2018

What if?

“With our first baby, I had a very difficult birth and my milk just didn’t come in.  I didn’t know what to do so we started […]
March 2, 2018

Two Styles of Mothering

Before my son was born I attended a ‘preparing for parenthood’ course with my husband. It strongly advocated ‘parent controlled feeding and sleeping’ or scheduled feeding. […]
March 2, 2018

Together Early and Often

Mother and baby need to be together early and often to establish a satisfying relationship and an adequate milk supply. Nadine has written about her mothering beliefs to […]
March 2, 2018

Satisfying the Needs of the Baby

Mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of understanding and satisfying the needs of the baby. When I think of what is entailed in mothering, […]
March 2, 2018

Mothering Through Breastfeeding

When I had my first baby, I had already decided to give breastfeeding a go. But the main focus for me during pregnancy was coping with […]
March 2, 2018

Friendship Challenges

“My friend and I have babies only a few weeks apart. It was great supporting each other throughout our pregnancies but now it has changed as […]
March 2, 2018

Enjoy Your Children While They’re Young

“I frequently have mothers of older children tell me to “enjoy my children while they are young” because they regret that they did not savour the precious […]
March 2, 2018

Being an At-Home Mother

While I was growing up, and during my pregnancy with my first child, Finn, now three and a half, I always thought I would work outside the […]
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