This website is my personal baby. I love gathering and presenting information, and compiling this library has been (and will continue to be) incredibly exciting and fulfilling.
But sometimes I want to share some personal insight or experience, which is not necessarily based on facts and research, but on my own experiences as a nursing sister and a mother.
Those who know me well will know I am quite opiniated. But few things have changed so many of my opinions as motherhood.
I found being a mother unexpectedly challenging. And yet, it also brought me joy in the most unexpected ways.
In this blog I want to leave space for myself to also share these thoughts and ideas. Perhaps I can help a mom somewhere on her own journey.
I receive daily queries from breastfeeding moms around Covid vaccination. Should they take the vaccine, and can it in any way harm their babies? Although all the official guidelines state that breastfeeding moms can get vaccinated, mothers want to hear this from someone that they know and trust. As a lactation consultant and a well-baby clinic sister that works with vaccinations every day, many clients turn to me. Of course with both Covid as a disease, and vaccination as a[...]
Most new moms will experience some breastfeeding difficulties in the early days. Getting latching right and figuring out your baby’s needs are big tasks. Even after overcoming the initial hitches, the early weeks may be filled with many questions. How do you know your baby is getting enough? Is it normal for baby to feed this often? Why is baby restless and fussy? Is your milk nutritious enough? Should your baby not be sleeping better by now? No wonder many[...]