Reaching 18 months breastfeeding – don’t ask me when I’m stopping.

We’re getting close to 600 days breastfeeding, and reached 18 months breastfeeding last month.

Wait until I lift my chin off the floor.

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Golden Boobies – How it feels 1 year breastfeeding

We hit a huge milestone last week. I achieved my Golden Boobies. It’s a breastfeeding award that celebrates a reaching a year.

Not that you get an actual award. I’m not sure who would send it to you, the Boobie Fairy? Continue reading “Golden Boobies – How it feels 1 year breastfeeding”

Eleven months breastfeeding

We reached eleven months breastfeeding this week, and in a months  time we’ll achieve our ‘golden boobies’.

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My first day expressing at work

It was the first time I needed to express at work yesterday. I was in a new office, doing training, with new people, and no one knows I’m breastfeeding and expressing. Why would they?

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What helped us reach eight months breastfeeding?

Well apart from sheer grit and determination, and a lot of luck that we didn’t have a medical condition or serious odds against us, (triplets, premie, tongue tie, flat nipples etc) we did got to eight months breast-feeding with our;

13 Lucky Breast Friends

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How did we get 60 mums breastfeeding at once? – Doncaster Big Latch On 2016

A small, silly idea from a googling mum. I stumbled across information for world breast-feeding week and “the big latch on” and looked for events in Doncaster, and there was diddly squat.

Then it dawned on me, I could do this.  Continue reading “How did we get 60 mums breastfeeding at once? – Doncaster Big Latch On 2016”

Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 3

Starting to get brave with weaning 

Writing this in the back of the car heading up the A1 to Durham to see friends, looking at my beautiful baby. He’s so content chomping on Sophie’s legs, smiling at mummy. Wind back a couple of months, this would have been so stressful, worrying about feeds, and how far the next services was. Continue reading “Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 3”

Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 1

Well we are five days in, on our baby led weaning challenge and everyone is still alive…..result! Continue reading “Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 1”

Co-sleeping – why I feel empowered not ashamed.

Why I’ve stopped fretting, comparing, apologising, and making excuses about co-sleeping. Continue reading “Co-sleeping – why I feel empowered not ashamed.”

Why would anyone breastfeed? My breastfeeding story

Well I’m four months in to breastfeeding, we made it, we’re both still alive and I’m still sain…..well the last one might be up for debate, but let’s go with it. Continue reading “Why would anyone breastfeed? My breastfeeding story”