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Berry Delicious Lactation Smoothie

Need some help in the milk production department? Try this lactation smoothie! A lactation smoothie is a (delicious) smoothie created to help boost a nursing mum's milk production. The brewer’s yeast, whole oats, and flaxseed are the key ingredients here, as they contain important nutrients essential for breastfeeding mothers. Even if ...

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Dealing with Engorgement

If you’ve ever experienced engorged breasts, you probably remember those glorious moments when you’re desperately trying to shove your breast in bub’s mouth to relieve that building pressure. What is this “engorgement” and why all the fuss? After giving birth, your body begins making prolactin, the hormone responsible for producing ...

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Recovering from Childbirth

There is no question about it - childbirth is a beautiful and empowering moment in a mother's life. But that does not mean it's easy or without it's (dare I say it) challenges! When we birth our babies, there is so much focus on the dazzling new life that it's ...

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Chocolate, Cinnamon & Tahini Oat Slice

This is a heat, stir, dump & freeze kind of recipe. The kind that requires very little concentration, that you can make easily while talking to a friend or listening to a podcast. I like to cook, I really do, but sometimes I just cannot be bothered to look at ...

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Birth Story, Heidi Sze

September 10, 2015 It’s 3:36am and I’m lying in bed. As the credits roll on an episode of Girls I look down from my laptop and see my baby, 5 days old, asleep on my chest…her sweet face with big bright eyes, soft cheeks, little nose and even smaller chin. ...

My Birth Story - Lydia Lassila

My Birth Story – Lydia Lassila

Now this is a special week and I didn't anticipate sharing my birth story! No need for the fruit analogy because on the 8th Feb at 5:11am  - two days before the due date, our beautiful baby boy arrived into our arms. He weighed in at 3.192kg and 50.5cm in ...