China Milk Scare

One of the hottest news this week is the China Milk Scare scandal.  Infant formula was contaminated with melamine.  To date, 4 infants have died […] Read More

What You Should Know About Formula Milk (… And Formula Milk Companies)

Most people know that breastmilk is the best food for babies, but they also think that formula milk is just as good. Therefore, most people […] Read More

What Happened To Breastfeeding?

Once upon a time, before there was such thing as infant formula, people breastfed their babies. It was the most natural and about the only […] Read More

Is Breastfeeding Overrated/Irrelevant?

Recently, I heard comments from both breastfeeding and formula feeding mothers that breastfeeding is overrated. Breastfeeding mothers lament that their babies are still falling sick, […] Read More

Bottle Rejection

Breastfeeding experts and advocates will always warn you about nipple confusion/preference. The advice is not to feed your baby with a bottle or give your […] Read More

Sew Your Own Breastpads

Sewing your own breastpads is incredibly easy. Trust me. I can’t sew. Have never learned. One fine day, I just went to buy myself a […] Read More

WHO Revised Baby Growth Chart

If you are a breastfeeding mother, you may have the unpleasant experience of having people around you, even doctors, telling you that your baby is […] Read More

Going Forward – What To Expect

A lot of breastfeeding resources (whether in the form of books or information from the internet) concentrate a lot on the ‘getting started’ part of […] Read More

Breastfeeding Tips I – Getting Started

There are plenty of books and websites and resources on breastfeeding and you can learn all the ‘technical details’ from these places. Most hospitals have […] Read More

Breastfeeding Tips II – At Work

Preparing to Go Back to Work The follow tips are also relevant to stay-at-home-mommies who need to leave their babies to go out some time. […] Read More

Breastfeeding Tips III – Boosting Supply

There are various ways of boosting supply from using herbs (also known as galactagogues), food, pumping, etc. Just remember that your mileage may vary. Things […] Read More

Getting The Hang Of Breastfeeding In Public

Breastfeeding in public is one key skill that any breastfeeding mother must try to master (unless you are prepared not to step out of the […] Read More

My Breastfeeding Journey

I have long achieved my ‘target’ of breastfeeding for at least 6 months. To be honest, I amazed myself. Looking back, I realised that throughout […] Read More

Breastfeeding In The Bible

There are a lot of other websites that cover the subject of ‘Breastfeeding in the Bible’ and honestly, some I agree with and some I […] Read More