A little bit of a story time and my experience with Mastitis, a little bit of helpful and up to date information. Let’s talk about mastitis & “clogged” milk ducts.Read more
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When it became clear that I would have to return to work when baby was just 6 months old, I won’t lie, I panicked. It was January, baby was coming up 4 months old and refused bottles. He’s a breast only boy. Not only that, but there’s a childcare shortage in our area & we would’ve had to wait until August for a place in the baby room – that was after registering two months before baby was born. And before anyone starts on the “grandparents should look after baby whilst parents work” train, our parents all work themselves, and mine are 18,631.74 km away in NZ. A bit of a commute to babysit.
“I’m a new mum really struggling to breastfeed. Every feed is filled with anxiety and both me and baby crying. How do I know it’s time to give up??”.
One of our lovely TMC followers needs some advice on how to deal with an upsetting situation.
What advice would you have for our follower in regards to breastfeeding and struggling?
While everyone loves to support you with what you’ll need (and potentially don’t need) when you’re pregnant, quite often us poor old mums get left by the wayside once we’ve popped out our cute little nugget. We’re left to fend for ourselves amongst leaking boobs, saggy skin and stinging bumholes and quite frankly, the postnatal fuss that we deserve is lacking! Here is our guide of Top 10 Postpartum Essentials that you need to make that time after birth just a little bit easier.