Baby Diaries #1 – Breastfeeding Second Time Around

Here is my first baby diary entry on baby dottie. It’s my thoughts and feelings on baby stuff written by me at 2am during the night feeds. I thoroughly enjoyed breastfeeding my first baby girl. It was a tricky start we had because my milk was delayed in coming in, due to the emergency c-section and the unpleasant birth experience…

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New Mum Stories: Adventures With J

Welcome back to another installment of New Mum Stories. This time Laura from Adventures With J shares with us her story on becoming a mum and the struggles with breastfeeding. Over to you Laura…. When I first became pregnant I found the idea of breastfeeding very uncomfortable. It wasn’t something I had really thought about before but my initial considerations…

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The Breast Experience – One Mother’s Journey

Today I’m sharing a guest post interview with you from Charlie over at Our Altered Life. Charlie has interviewed her friend Lauren on her breast experience. Over to you Charlie and Lauren ….. First of all, can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your little one? I’m Lauren. I’m a 27 year old Primary School Teacher and this…

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World Breastfeeding Week 2017 Chance to Choose

As a breastfeeding mum, this week is a special week – World Breastfeeding Week running from the 1st – 7th August. This time last year I was in the full swing of breastfeeding a 6 month old, now 12 months down the line I’m still breastfeeding baby girl, but only once a day now and I’m sure that won’t be…

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What are the Benefits of SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk?

Advertorial Feature When I went back to work a few months ago, I looked into buying a follow-on milk for my daughter. Up until this point she was exclusively breast-fed, so I wanted the best follow-on formula for her. My mum suggested trying out SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk because she used it for us when we were small, so that’s what I did…

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New Mum Stories: Pickle and Poppet

Hello, welcome back to another installment of New Mum Stories. This week we hear from Jo, over at Pickle and Poppet. Jo shares with us how she felt when she became a New Mum and how her life changed.   Over to you Jo…   When you’re pregnant you spend your time imagining what things will be like as a…

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Nimble Babies Review and Giveaway

I never knew a product like Nimble Babies Milk Buster existed until I was sent a bottle to try out for myself. But first here is our little bottle feeding story. Baby girl is coming up to a year old now. I exclusively breast-fed her for 6 months. Months 7 and 8 I started pumping milk off to try to…

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9 Month Baby Review

I’m a little late with baby girl’s 9 month review, but this past month has been crazy. I have returned to work as you know, baby girl can now stand up by herself and she has 2 bottom front teeth now. In her 6 month review last time I told you all about our weaning journey and how I hd…

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7 Hints and Tips on Leaving the House with a Newborn

I have been meaning to write this post on tips for leaving the house with a newborn for a while. Baby girl is 6 months old and leaving the house has got much slicker. We have our own routine now and she knows to wait and be patient  while I pop to the loo! Right at the very beginning, well…

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Formula feeding in preparation for heading back to work.

To begin with I want to say I have nothing against people who bottle feed with formula. I want to set that straight. I’m not here to upset anyone, but I’m voicing my own opinions. So a couple of weeks back I made the decision to try to start baby girl on some formula. For when I go back to…

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New Mum Stories: Pondering Parenthood

Welcome back to our second week of New Mum Stories. This week we have Jules from PonderingParenthood telling us about the struggles she had in her first week as a mum. Over to you Jules.   Hi, I’m Jules and I blog over at PonderingParenthood.com. My blog is a mixture of reviews, guest posts and writing from the heart about life with…

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World Breastfeeding Week 1st – 7th August

This week is World Breastfeeding Week. As a breastfeeding mum I want to help spread the word about breastfeeding and how important it is for your baby, but we breastfeeding mum’s need some help from time to time. #Dad’sGotThis Tommee Tippee have launched a campaign for the roles of dads in supporting the breastfeeding mums it’s called #Dad’sGotThis. I think…

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Travelling up the motorway with a baby

This is our first mini break with baby girl. Travelling up the motorway with a baby is a completely new experience for us. We have travelled this same route for many years but this is the first time with a baby. I have never had the need to check out baby facilities at motorway services before, but now that’s my…

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