Feeding (premature babies)

When a mother’s milk is not enough

October 14, 2007 1 Comment »

I never realised just how emotional I was going to get about breast milk.  I remember the obstetrician asking me if I planned to breastfeed, minutes after he had told me I might be having a baby at 26 weeks.  ... Read More »

The Joy of Ex (pressing)

October 12, 2007 3 Comments »

The other day I discovered the wonderfully cheeky League of Maternal Justice, committed “to expose the injustices perpetrated against mothers everywhere and to exact vengeance through aggressive finger-wagging and online shaming”. Superhero Lactavista single handedly defends breast feeders with her ... Read More »

Rethink on breastfeeding, allergy link

October 1, 2007 No Comments »

TONY EASTELY: Australian researchers say if mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies and there is a family history of allergies, it may actually increase the babies’ chances of developing allergies in later life. The study authors say while breastfeeding has many ... Read More »

Breast Milk Banks

August 3, 2007 1 Comment »

Doctors Call For Breast Milk Banks Neonatal specialists say the lives of many premature babies could be saved if there were more breast milk donation banks in Australia. The first national breastfeeding conference is being held in Melbourne and will ... Read More »