Drinking Alcohol whilst Breastfeeding

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CAN I DRINK ALCOHOL WHILST BREASTFEEDING? YES, YOU CAN BUT DON'T GET SHITFACED, DON'T DRINK EVERY DAY AND IDEALLY PLAN AHEAD SO YOU CAN FACTOR IT IN TO YOUR USUAL TIMING OF FEEDS. 1. One standard drink (150mL 12% wine, one nip of spirits, a middy of beer) will take anywhere from 30 minutes to … [Read more...]

How To Use The Breeze Baby Sling

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I may have taken a *few* pictures of myself using the Breeze Baby sling and posted them to Instagram in recent weeks. So much that I've inspired a few other Mamas to go and buy one... only to bring it home and wonder "How the feck do I use this damn sling??" Click HERE! to see me and Juni in … [Read more...]

Placenta Encapsulation

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Placentophagy ~ Eating of the Placenta. Yeah I'm doing it. For one I figured I may not get the opportunity to choose this experience ever again and so far as I could deduce via my (not extensive mind you but pretty thorough) investigations there were no cons to outweigh the pros. So I typed … [Read more...]

Omega-3 DHA and the Developing Brain During Pregnancy

Our brains are literally swimming in fats which enable the brain to transmit electrical signals effectively and DHA is the major polyunsaturated fatty acid present in brain tissue. First, some terminology: Omega-3 fatty acid: a fatty acid with a double bond between carbons at carbon number … [Read more...]