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I have always had a passion for working with our indigenous mothers and babies. I know they can teach me soooo much about breastfeeding because their culture is very strong and breastfeeding is normal in their society. Sadly its not so normal in Western society now. We need to learn how to make it normal

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Gestational Diabetes I thought seen as it is diabetes awareness week I would blog about it. It is a very common condition and rates are on the increase: between 5-10% of women develop the condition in pregnancy. It usually occurs around the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy. We know from research that women that

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  When breastfeeding doesn’t work out Throughout time there have always been mothers who’s bodies cannot produce enough milk for their baby’s needs or for other reasons breastfeeding has just not worked. When experience has failed to meet expectations the situation can result in a grave personal sense of loss for the new mother. Emotions

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Free tickets My sister Debbie from Gowiththeflowparenting and I are planning to have a stall at the Perth Baby Expo this year in July/ August. If you follow the link here you will be able to download free tickets. I’m getting in early so you can share this with your friends. We will be there to

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The new Spectra 2 pumps that have been on back order are now here. Both Debbie and myself have the Spectra S2 and the s9 available for either hire or sale. These pumps do an awesome job and are very well priced. Debbie and I are always happy to show you how to use them to

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A order of new Spectra S9 plus has arrived. These are very small but powerful little pumps. Ideal for the working mum or for those that like to travel. They can double pump. They have a rechargeable battery so can be used on main power or without once the battery is charged. The complete package

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This is a facebook post from one of my totally awesome nieces, Casey!! She now lives in Florida USA. It was on Carry The Future, a facebook page specifically started to collect preloved baby carriers to give to refugees. What a brilliant idea. I’m going to unpack my old one today!!! This is such an

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I have had a long standing passionate desire to work with our indigenous people. They master breastfeeding so easily compared to the rest of us and I really want to learn from them how they do it so easily and successfully. My sister Debbie  also works as a private lactation consultant and has the same

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Babies respond to music and rhythm as soon as they are born. They like to be rocked when they are falling asleep or they enjoy listening to their mobile while lying in their cot — to babies, music can be soothing and calming. Even at a very young age children are responsive to music —

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The Elizabeth Clinic is officially open!!! The Elizabeth Clinic is a specialist multidisciplinary service supporting the health of mothers, fathers, babies and small children 222 Stirling Highway Claremont, Western Australia 0407 858 393 http://www.elizabethclinic.com.au/ Dr Caroline Zanetti and Dr Julia Feutrill are so pleased to be able to offer an affordable, inclusive comprehensive health service to

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