Aunty Lactivist is all of us, non judgmental mums with experience or ideas that can help.This question was originally posted on the Lactivist Facebook page – please feel free to add any ideas you might have to the comments below. The responses are cut and pasted from the answers on the Facebook page too.
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Aunty Lactivist is all of us so please help with any comments, links or ideas if you can help at all. There are many issues in this question, the mum didn’t get much contact with the baby in hospital, she feels the baby is not taking much from the breast but will from the bottle, . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – 7 week old not getting enough milk? Mum worried she is not expressing enough.
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Hi I’m still after advice please. My little one has started to . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – 7 month old biting when breastfeeding
Just a quick post to flag up this article – http://parentingsquad.com/breastfeeding-and-boosting-your-milk-supply which lists some ideas to boost your breastmilk supply.
In short they are : Try Fenugreek, Nurse Often, Cluster Feed, Pump at Night, Breast Compression and Drink Water but please follow the link to the article for more information.
Can you add anything to . . . → Read More: How do you boost breastmilk supplies?
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Dear Aunty Lactivist I need some advice… My 7 month old wakes about every . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – “I can’t remember the last time I slept for more than 3 hours at a time”
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Dear Aunty Lactivist Nipple advise ladies! I breastfed S exclusively for 6 weeks then introduced a bottle and continued with the boob too till . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – How to prepare nipples for breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding buddies back ‘breast is best’ campaign in Halton
Jun 30 2011 Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News
A GROUP of mums is hoping to kickstart a campaign to move Halton from the bottom of a health league table.
The NHS Health Improvement Team’s ‘breastfeeding buddies’ will act as ambassadors across the borough to encourage . . . → Read More: Halton and St Helens Breastfeeding Buddies Scheme
Support for Carlisle’s first breastfeeding cafe
By Pamela McGowan http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/support-for-carlisle-s-first-breastfeeding-cafe-1.850408?referrerPath=news
Last updated at 14:26, Thursday, 23 June 2011
Carlisle’s first breastfeeding cafe is helping new mums by playing host to weekly support sessions.
Every Wednesday parents meet at the Old Hall Cafe, at Petteril Bank School, alongside breastfeeding support workers and midwives.
The . . . → Read More: New Breastfeeding Cafe in Carlisle has weekly sessions.
The website for Save our Sleep says this about Tizzy Hall:
“Tizzy Hall is The International Baby Whisperer and bestselling author of the Save Our Sleep® series.
Her program focuses on teaching parents to identify issues that are affecting their baby or toddlers sleep, to interpret their children’s cries and to . . . → Read More: The Analytical Armadillo breaks down Tizzy Halls bad advice.
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Dear Aunty Lactivist I was wondering if anyone here has had experience (and success) with breastfeeding a baby with a small mouth and nipple/areola . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – baby with small mouth and mum with large nipple
A growth spurt is a babies way of increasing your milk supply and changing it’s nutritional value. They can come at any time but are generally they happen between 7-10 days, 2-3 weeks, 4-6 weeks, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months and 9 months. All babies are different so here is what to look out . . . → Read More: Lactivist top tips for surviving a growth spurt.
Aunty Lactivist is all of us so please leave a comment if you can help with any personal experiences, ideas or links to helpful websites.
Dear Aunty Lactivist We are going through a growth spurt and thrush at the same time, I feel like I would be in less pain if my nipple got cut . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – Growth Spurt and Thrush!
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Dear Aunty Lactivist Is this a 16 weeks growth spurt? My daughter is suddenly feeding lots and is quite clingy – all of which I am attributing to a growth . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – constipation in 16 week old
I’m really pleased to welcome Become a Mumpreneur as new Lactivist.net sponsors.
They are a lovely team who have helped Lactivist hugely. I’ve been listening to the free e-course they are running and it has loads of very helpful ideas. It is for anyone, if you are just thinking about starting your own business or . . . → Read More: Lactivist welcomes Become a Mumpreneur as new sponsors
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A dear friend of mine just had her third baby ( after 14 years another one) via c section on thursday this week….. so far breastfeeding is not going well….. she had breast implants under the muscle several years ago. and she is saying NO MILK what so ever….she is nursing the . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – Breast Implants and Breastfeeding?
Dear Aunty Lactivist, I’m still finding it hard to breast feed in public after 8 weeks, feel so embarrased even though its natrual.
What can we do to help this Mum?
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Dear Aunty Lactivist My Medela Breast pump broke after a few uses and I don’t have the receipt! I don’t really want to buy another expensive electric pump if I don’t have to. Just wondering if any of . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – what do I do with my broken breast pump?
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Dear Aunty Lactivist Can anyone give me some advise? My little one is 16 weeks now and exclusively breastfed, but I want to be able to express so I can go out once in . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – Baby won’t take EBM in bottle
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Hi I wondered if anyone can help? When i went to a weaning class a few months ago i remember being told that if i am still . . . → Read More: Ask Aunty Lactivist – Weaning and vitamin drops