Over 80% of mums who stop breastfeeding in the first six weeks weren’t ready to do so. What an astounding statistic, and gutting to read because so often these mothers feel like failures and yet it is the breastfeeding support system (or lack of it) that has failed them. But there is support out there. … More Everything you need to know about breastfeeding…and more
I’m looking at you, Facebook. You too, Twitter. And *especially* you, Instagram. An old school friend messaged me back in May 2016. It was lovely to hear from her, but something she said resonated, and not in a positive way. ‘Hi Jo’, it read. ‘You seem to have this baby thing under control…’ (And then … More The Social Media Effect.
A tribe. Important, right, at this crucial turning point in your life? Initially, I thought not. I brushed it off as yet another millennial phrase – another unnecessary parenting gimmick, like wet wipe warmers and buggies that cost more than a small car. But then I thought about it. All my friends with babies were … More Find Your Tribe