Selecting the Best Breastfeeding Bra

There are several types of maternity bras you can use but it can be a bit confusing which one to buy.  This article should be able to help you decide which nursing bra is best for you. Maternity Bra Fitting Fitting for a maternity bra differs from woman to woman. Your breasts will begin lactate in the early stages of pregnancy and you are … [Read more...]

Comfort And Savings: The Unbeatable Advantages Of Using Washable Breast Pads

Mothers are keen on using only the best quality products for their babies to use. From the texture of the clothing that will come into contact with the baby's sensitive skin to the hypoallergenic substances found in soaps and bath products, mothers cast a scrutinising eye over every item to ensure that their child will become healthier and safer … [Read more...]

Why Bamboo Breast Pads Are The Best Choice For Breastfeeding Mums

Motherhood brings to mind a number of pleasant experiences. Any new or experienced mum would surely appreciate and treasure the moments when they cuddle their sleeping baby close and breathe in the clean smells of cotton and soap, the times when the baby grips its mother's finger in its tiny hands with all the strength a tiny baby can muster, or … [Read more...]

Learning Breastfeeding Basics: Using Breast Pads To Manage Leaks

For many expectant mothers, the anticipation for the act of breastfeeding their newborn can be just as strong as their desire to finally see and hold the baby in their arms. Having the ability to provide the only food that a newborn baby will need can be a source of pride for mothers; the knowledge that their own bodies are strong enough and fully … [Read more...]

Going Green While Breastfeeding

Going green seems to be a big issue nowadays. If you are breastfeeding and are someone who is conscious about the conservation of our environment and want to do your part to take care of it then we have some suggestions for you. There is nothing more natural than breastfeeding your baby. I understand that for some mums unfortunately this is not … [Read more...]

What to Do If You Have Sore or Cracked Nipples

It can take some time to get used to the sucking of your baby. Expect your nipples to be sensitive when you start breastfeeding. Though sore nipples are expected during the first week or so of breastfeeding, allowing your baby to be fed as often as possible gives you the best chance of avoiding damaged nipples. By being extra gentle in getting … [Read more...]

Increasing Your Milk Supply

Babies need to be nourished, comforted, and reassured. But how can you do this if you seem to have an insufficient supply of milk? Below are some ideas to help you increase your supply. It goes without saying that everything your baby needs to grow and be healthy is in your breast milk. Breast milk is the best food for your baby for the first … [Read more...]

Why washable breast pads?

There are many reasons as to why to use washable breast pads: They are much more comfortable. You don’t need to worry about having the pad stick to your clothing or even worse your breast! They are definitely better for the environment. Disposable breast pads end up in landfill. They will save you money. Disposable breast pads on average … [Read more...]

Why Bamboo Fabric?

After much research I decided that bamboo fabric was the best option for Bambooby Buddies Breast pads. Bamboo fabric is great for the following reasons: It is extremely absorbent. It is approximately 60% more water absorbent than cotton. The fabric is very soft and is great to wear especially if your nipples are a bit sore It draws moisture … [Read more...]

Benefits of Breastfeeding

I think I am probably not alone when I say that I found breastfeeding my first baby very challenging. I had no idea what I was doing and to be honest Olivia wasn’t very good at it either! It was a foreign concept to both of us. I was so close to giving up on quite a few occasions but in the end I was very glad I persevered and ended up successfully … [Read more...]