Holiday Time

I am visiting my son and daughter in law in Sweden until 24 th August. It is so nice to see them after 2 1/2 years. Sharon Perrella 0410 056 779 is a wonderful lactation consultant and would be very happy to help with any breastfeeding issues while i’m away.

5 Breastfeeding Tips

Most mothers want to breastfeed their babies. In Australia 96% of new mothers initiate breastfeeding, the rates drop dramatically, at 3 months 39% are still exclusively breastfeeding. We all need to support and help woman reach their breastfeeding goals. Here are some tips for new mums: Consider expressing antenatally 2. Be informed about how babies

Times they are a changing …….

With Covid, floods, our hottest summer ever, countries invading their neighbours it’s a pretty strange world we live in presently. More than ever we need to cherish every moment of life. These times are unprecedented so let’s stick together, support each other, care for and nurture one another and the world. Mahatma Gandhi once said

It takes a village to raise a child

Thinking of all the new families out there that don’t have their family around them. You could be isolated from your family because of the COVID restrictions, maybe you are a refugee having had to flee from you home country or perhaps you are an immigrate (like my grandmother in the photo). Having a new

5 Tips for Building Babies Brains

1. READ together as a daily, fun, family activity It’s never too young to start reading with your baby. Reading to your child, research suggests, boosts activity in parts of the brain that form the building blocks of language, literacy skills and imagination. 2. RHYME, play, talk, sing and cuddle together throughout the day It’s no accident

Website hack, no fun

Sorry to anyone trying to access my website in the last couple of weeks, it has been under attack by hackers. New world problem! It is all back up and running now with added protection now installed. Check out the very basic videos for breastfeeding positions, hand expressing, setting up and using a breast pump

Holiday time

I will be on holiday for 2 weeks from 15th September to 30th September 2021. From the 30th September I will be back, willing and able to attend lactation consult home visits in the Perth region. I will also be available for virtual consults for country or interstate breastfeeding families having difficulties.

The little book of breastfeeding

https://ebooks.medela.com/the-amazing-science-of-mothers-milk-en?_ga=2.36742624.1587282349.1523329194-1400930649.1523329194#!/cover This little 25 page book is a fantastic book for new parents. It gives you very good scientific information to help you avoid the inevitable conflicting advice many new families struggle with. It explains how your milk is made and the composition of your milk. It gives a really good timeline of before, immediately