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Our weaning story

It’s been almost 4 months since I weaned my baby Noah off the boob. I think only now I’ve come out the other end! Noah was 17 months and he was still having breastmilk. As soon as he woke up, he would say “milk!” and would be SO excited to see me! It was the best feeling knowing I gave him that joy. To see his face light was incredibly special.  Unfortunately I received news that a loved one was unwell. I knew it meant I may have to return home to Australia to be with my family. Bringing Noah along wasn’t a feasible option so the decision to possibly go alone was difficult. The day came and I had to...

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Myths about breastfeeding and exercising

Let’s be honest, after having kids, finding time to exercise is a challenge. From my own experiences, sometimes I manage an hour long work out and other days it's a quick 20 minute walk with bub in the stroller or simply chasing my toddler around the park.  Whatever it is, I aim to get my body moving and releasing those feel good endorphins! There are many women out there (my own Mum included) who are cautious about exercising while breastfeeding. They especially worry that exercise will adversely affect their milk supply.  To help you separate fact from fiction we reached out to the experts for their opinion. Dr Hong Tran is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Grow Obstetrics in East Melbourne, Australia...

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