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5 Common Breastfeeding Problems and How to Tackle Them

5 Common Breastfeeding Problems and How to Tackle Them

4 Oct 2018

5 Common Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Tackle ThemNot every mother finds breastfeeding a walk in the park. Like any new skill, it takes an ...

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Activity Ideas for When You Have a Baby &/or Toddler(s) at Home

Activity Ideas for When You Have a Baby &/or Toddler(s) at Home

4 Oct 2018

Activity Ideas when you have a baby &/or toddler(s) at homeIf you thought it was a life adjustment having one baby in your life, then shizz got got ...

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Postnatal Depression

Postnatal Depression

1 Oct 2018

The struggle is realThe arrival of a new baby is supposed to be the happiest time of your life, so why doesn’t it always feel that way? Other mums ...

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Hospital Bag Checklist

Hospital Bag Checklist

19 Sep 2018

What to pack in your hospital bagYou’re counting down the days, the nursery is ready, the shelves are stocked with adorable clothes, but there’s ...

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The Merits of Hypnobirthing

The Merits of Hypnobirthing

6 Sep 2018

As your due date gets closer, you’re probably feeling excitement, anticipation, probably a bit of relief - and also perhaps, a bit of fear, largely ...

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Preparing to return to work after baby

Preparing to return to work after baby

6 Sep 2018

Returning to work after baby is a significant milestone in motherhood. It could be one that you’re not exactly looking forward to, or one that ...

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Guide to Exclusive Pumping

Guide to Exclusive Pumping

31 Aug 2018

Your guide to exclusive pumping and an ideal routineSometimes, despite our hopes or best intentions, our experience with breastfeeding doesn’t ...

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C-sections: What to expect

C-sections: What to expect

20 Aug 2018

Many of you may have already read my story of my second child’s birth, so you’ll know that it didn’t quite go to plan. Giving birth by ...

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The Early Signs Of Pregnancy

The Early Signs Of Pregnancy

15 Aug 2018

Could you be pregnant?A missed period isn’t the only sign that there’s a potential bun in the oven! There’s usually some other tell-tale ...

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Engorgement, Blocked Ducts and Mastitis..

Engorgement, Blocked Ducts and Mastitis..

30 Jul 2018

Lets talk boobs! Breastfeeding, Milk Making, Whopper Sized Nipple, Leaky, Ever changing boobs.Love them or hate them they are wonderful things ...

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Helping, and Coping with, an Unsettled Baby

Helping, and Coping with, an Unsettled Baby

15 Jun 2018

I will confess - I once thought I was some kind of genius super mum. When Billy was a newborn, he was pretty much ALWAYS happy. He breastfed easily ...

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An Unexpected Journey - My Birth Story & Journey Through NICU

An Unexpected Journey - My Birth Story & Journey Through NICU

2 Jun 2018

As most of you will know, I recently had my second child - our beautiful boy named Taylor who we welcomed to the world on 15 February 2018. What you ...

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How To Survive Feeds Through The Night!

How To Survive Feeds Through The Night!

26 May 2018

Night wakes and feeds are all the more common in the breastfed baby - many studies have shown this and it comes down to several factors including ...

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How To Help Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

How To Help Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

6 Feb 2018

I'm not sure that there would be many of us who never questioned or doubted our supply of Breast Milk somewhere along our Breastfeeding journey. For ...

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What They Don't Tell You About The Big 'Due Day!' ...

What They Don't Tell You About The Big 'Due Day!' ...

18 Jan 2018

Ok - so they do tell you some of this.. but Muma's these are from my personal experience with my first birth and going in for round two, these things ...

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Breastfeeding the 'distractible baby'!

Breastfeeding the 'distractible baby'!

11 Jan 2018

Mumas, it can be tough! – Whoop there goes the cat… Whoop the T.V made a noise… Whooop a bloody leaf rustled outside! – aaaanndddd there goes ...

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Pregnancy, Exercise & Diet

Pregnancy, Exercise & Diet

3 Jan 2018

It’s positive. You are pregnant! A completely new world of mixed emotions has suddenly opened up. Disbelief, contentment, acceptance, joy, and ...

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Surviving the Festive Season with a New Baby!

Surviving the Festive Season with a New Baby!

22 Dec 2017

Surviving your Christmas and Summer Holidays with a new baby...Christmas has arrived!! Attending family and friends gatherings over the Christmas and ...

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A bit about me…

A bit about me…

7 Dec 2017

Hello Milkbar Mumas!I’m Laura, the Director of Milkbar, Fiancé to Todd, Mama to Billy & our one on the way! I absolutely LOVE all things outdoors, ...

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Ten Things to Do Before Baby Arrives!

Ten Things to Do Before Baby Arrives!

7 Dec 2017

If you are a first time Mum to be – then this list is for you 100%! If you are already a Mum and expecting a subsequent, some will be out of your ...

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