Guest Post: Breastfeeding with large breasts

Many women with large breasts (including me) struggle with breastfeeding in the early days, especially if you are trying to establish breastfeeding for the first time. The problem can stem from not being able to see what you are doing. I remember being told to roll up a rag and shove it under my boob to prop it up a bit. This actually really upset me, I felt like since I had given birth my whole body had gone southwards and there was something wrong with me. None of the other Mums at my breastfeeding group had been given this advice!!! I ended up just holding my breast most of the time in the early days. Not that it matters at all when I look back now, but I thought breastfeeding would be a completely intuitive process, not that I would need to stick a rag under my boob so I could feed my baby properly. Read more →

Sweet Nursing: Pregnancy/ Breastfeeding Poncho

A few weeks back I mentioned I would be reviewing a Hide 'n' See Nursing pregnancy/ breastfeeding poncho from Sweet Nursing. Well, I'm finally getting around to it after the very busy Christmas and New Year period during which I was dying from the lovely flu doing the rounds at the moment. Read more →