Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC

4 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Mothers With Influenza Shouldn’t Be Separated From Their Babies

The CDC contradicts other health organisations when it recommends breastfeeding mothers with influenza should be separated from their babies. Read More


Breastfeeding And Alcohol – Study Says Moderate Alcohol Consumption Is Ok

New mothers are often given conflicting advice and opinions about breastfeeding and alcohol. New research gives the go ahead to enjoy a glass of wine. Read More

Breastfeeding Reduces Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding is important for the health of mothers and babies. New research has found protective health reasons for mothers to continue to breastfeed. Read More


Breastfeeding After The First Year – 5 Things You Need To Know

Have you reached your goal to breastfeed for one year? What happens now? Here are 5 things you need to know about breastfeeding after the first year. Read More


How To Stop Your Toddler’s Bottle Before Bedtime Habit

Is your toddler still attached to the bedtime bottle of milk? You might find these 7 effective tips helpful in breaking the bedtime bottle habit. Read More

Do Lactation Consultants Ever Suggest Formula?

Are you curious about the role of lactation consultants? Do they always push the breastfeeding message, or do they sometimes suggest formula? Find out here. Read More


3 Facts About Circadian Rhythm Of Breastmilk Components

We all have a body clock that tells us when to sleep and wake. Research indicates breastmilk components with circadian rhythm can enhance babies wellbeing. Read More

Food Allergies Potentially Linked to Formula Feeding, Study Says

How babies are born and fed can have a significant impact on their long term health. Research has found links between formula feeding and food allergies. Read More


Are Dream Feeds Helpful? 5 Things To Know

Dream feeds are often suggested for parents who want to encourage their babies to sleep longer at night. But are dream feeds really helpful? Read More

Worried About Breastfeeding? 5 Things You Should Know

Are you a new, or expectant mother, feeling worried about breastfeeding? Here are 5 common concerns and how to deal with them. Read More




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