Breastfeeding

According to the WHO (World Health Organization), as well as many other paediatric and nutrition academies, including the Australian Breastfeeding Association, exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for a child's first six months of life. After this, it should be continued along with complementary foods until two...

Last week my old friend Sarah and I went out for lunch. She is expecting her first child, and while we were chatting a little bit about this and a little bit of that, she confessed her big concern about what she was supposed to...

Keeping with the theme of breastfeeding this week, here is a great (albeit long) article on the art of breastfeeding. In the past many young girls grew up seeing other women breastfeeding. Nowadays, it is less common with more women bottle feeding. Antenatal classes and books often...