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  • 16 Sep 2016

    FEED THE MOTHER

    BREASTFEEDING CAN BE DEMANDING on energy levels; on average a mother will burn between 300-500 calories a day to produce milk. Eating sufficient calories and getting an abundant supply of nutrients is in itself helpful for lactation. A lactogenic diet, along with a correct latch and frequent feeding, are all ways to facilitate a successful breastfeeding experience. Elena Cimelli explains how a lactogenic rich diet can contribute towards milk supply during breastfeeding […] more

  • 12 Sep 2016

    Why choose organic for our children

    Choosing organic has an impact not only on our children’s health and wellbeing, but the health of the planet that they are going to inherit. There are many reasons why choosing organic is the best for you and your family, and it pays to be informed about the food you are eating. It’s safe to say that we’d all be pretty concerned if our child started swigging from a bottle of ant-killer – those black crosses emblazoned across weed-killers etc., are rightfully alarming. But food that has been intensively farmed can contain any number of residues from fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, drugs and antibiotics, and is readily available in our supermarkets, without black crosses on the packets! […] more

  • 1 Sep 2016

    Nine ways in which you can raise an organic child

    Choosing organic has an impact not only on our children’s health and wellbeing, but the health of the planet that they are going to inherit. There are many reasons why choosing organic is the best for you and your family, and it pays to be informed. Firstly, from conception through the first three years of life is the most critical time for a child’s development. It is during this time that the child’s body systems and brain are developing and growing faster than at any other time […] more

  • 1 Aug 2016

    CREATE SPACE FOR BREASTFEEDING

    THERE ARE MANY REASONS WHY A WOMAN would need to express. It could be for a social occasion or appointment, because she's returning to work, or for some women they have to express every feed due to inverted nipples or a baby with a cleft palate. I'm not writing this article as a breastfeeding expert, although I think feeding four of my own, including twins, and expressing for my surrogate baby gives me the title of Novice Expert! One ideal scenario would be a warm comfy sofa, big cosy blanket, warm drink, restful background music, pillows to adjust for your own support, and privacy. Let's just say you have none of these, and you don't even have a baby to look at, how can you help yourself? World Breastfeeding Week is 1-7 Aug. To celebrate Jay Kelly offers support […] more

  • 1 Aug 2016

    Green Bottlefeeding

    If you wanted to breastfeed but were unable to how can you make greener choices when bottlefeeding? Try these tips. […] more

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