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Please click on this image for your free ebook! 

Would you like a FREE ebook ? 

'Empowered to Breastfeed' ebook provides information on the benefits of breastfeeding, some tips to encourage an optimal latch and some helpful tips to help keep breastfeeding simple! Breastfeeding is 'natural' but it doesn't always feel 'natural'. Be reassured - this new learnt skill between you and your baby takes time and patience, but most importantly support!! 


Please reach out for support from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant if you are experiencing any challenges or complications with breastfeeding, or would like support in preparation to breastfeed your baby. 

Information about baby monitors, wifi radiation and making informed decisions on what is best for your baby:

Evidence based information the use of probiotics, the importance of gut health and microbiome in relation to breastfeeding. I strongly recommend to use Qiara probiotics for any complications such as blocked ducts & mastitis. 

See the file attached for some facts about Qiara. 

Wanting to know more information about how to continue breastfeeding while making the transition back to work? Returning to work as a Mum comes with all sorts of challenges, add breastfeeding and sometimes it can all seem overwhelming. Be reassured that breastfeeding is recommended for as long as you and your baby or toddler are ready to wean.

There are many Mums out there who have chosen to continue breastfeeding beyond 6  months and there are many benefits - it just takes a little preparation ! 

See the document for information I have put together providing you with some tips and topics to consider in preparing to return to work. 

For general information on the use of and application of nipple shields. 
To see a great demonstration of what your newborn can do from birth, and for the following weeks after this is a quick 10 min video to show just that! Using their own instinctive neonatal primitive reflexes when placed on their mothers chest and abdomen these little newborns are able to achieve a lot!   

I encourage all babies to latch on and follow their own instincts EVERY time for the initial few weeks. 

Watch the breast crawl!
Optimising breastfeeding  generally helps when reducing the use of bottles. When needing to supplement for medical reasons we can cup feed, use a 'supply line' or even finger feed via syringe. However sometimes bottles cannot be avoided or parents choose to use this option. I have compiled some points to support the use of bottles especially when used alongside breastfeeds.

Click here to see the info graphic on gentle bottle feeding!
Are you a local? Heard of the Newcastle Baby Magazine?


Definitely worth checking out and tapping into the wonderful supportive village that surrounds you.

Supporting your mental health and wellbeing in this delicate period is vital. Please reach out and call someone or one of the below contacts for support. 

The journey into motherhood is one of the biggest transitions and growth periods we will ever go through. Despite feeling so alone a lot, Mumma I want to reassure you there is a whole community of support. Be brave enough to reach out for support, to call someone, to make that debriefing appointment, to put yourself first on the list. You are worthy and important and deserve all the support in this period. 
Australian Breastfeeding Association

This is a free phone call available 24hr a day within Australia, always there for reassurance and support and to guide you along to journey of breastfeeding. A great service! 

1800 MUM 2 MUM 
Also a
website with lots of information too!

Nutrition Information

Needing support and some guidance on swapping out dairy and soy from your diet as a Mum, when breastfeeding? 
The wonderful local Kate Holm, nutritionist and naturopath has written this
blog full of loads of easy to digest information on the topic !! 

Introducing solids to baby.. don't know where to start? 

Luka McCabe has amazing resources all about solids and weaning. Yes - weaning actually starts when we introduce solids. There is so much information out there, but look no further - go check out her website!
Luka is here in the Newcastle/ Hunter region too!

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