Tag Archives: feeding problems

Kimberley calling

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… Read More »

Love is the most important thing for a new baby!

  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… Read More »

Holiday Time For Me

My husband and I are about to jump on a plane to Europe, I’m so excited!! We are going to Holland, Portugal and Sweden (to visit our son and his girlfriend) We  had a pretty full on year last year, we got married after 31 years of being together, we had a beautiful camping honeymoon… Read More »

Perth Baby Expo FREE TICKETS

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… Read More »

The Australasian Society for Tongue and Lip Ties Conference

The Australasian Society for Tongue and Lip Ties has their conference in Melbourne next week, see the link here for the full programme. I am speaking at one of the concurrent sessions so have busily been getting prepared. Tongue  and lip ties Are a very difficult and controversial issue with babies. There are so many… Read More »

Health Funds Recognising the Services of Lactation Consultants

These are the health funds that assist you to breastfeed: HCF, NIB, BUPA, Peoplecare, CBHS, AHM, Police Health, Teachers’ Union Health, Defence Health, Navy Health, Health Partners It is great that so many funds now recognise you are doing the best for your baby and yourself, that it can be difficult initially to get your… Read More »

New pumps in stock and going with the flow!

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… Read More »

The Elizabeth Clinic – New to Perth

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… Read More »

Suffering with mastitis? Why not enroll in this study

Curtin University, The University of Western Australia and Monash University are conducting a study on mastitis. They are looking for mothers experiencing mastitis to join their study.   Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast that can lead to infection. Mastitis is a common breastfeeding problem, reported to occur in one in six women.  … Read More »