Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC


Breastfeeding Toddlers – 7 Benefits Of Breastfeeding Your Toddler

Many people wrongly believe that breastfeeding a toddler offers no benefits. Here are 7 impressive benefits for mothers and toddlers who breastfeed. Read More


How Much Breastmilk Does My Baby Need?

In a time where formula feeding is common and involves exact measuring, some breastfeeding mothers ask, how much breastmilk does my baby need? Read More

From Confusion To Clarity – When To Introduce Solids

It's no wonder parents are confused - baby feeding recommendations are in the headlines again. If you'd like some clarity, find out some facts, here. Read More


How A City Increased Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates From 13% To 40%

Years ago in Sharjah (UAE), the exclusive breastfeeding rate was barely 14%. So how did they increase that number to 40%? Find out what steps they took. Read More


How We Could Prevent 20,000 Breast Cancer Deaths Annually: The Lancet

The Lancet recently published some staggering figures about breastfeeding, including its ability to prevent almost 20,000 annual breast cancer deaths. Read More

Laws Protecting Breastfeeding Inadequate In Many Countries: Report

Leading health organisations have warned laws to protect breastfeeding are inadequate in most countries, exposing infants and young children to risks. Read More


Why Formula Shouldn’t Be Donated During Times Of Crisis

Seems innocent enough that during times of crisis, formula should be donated to help mothers and babies. But there are three big problems. Find out here. Read More

The Importance Of Breastmilk For Premature Babies’ Brains: Study

Breastmilk is very important for premature babies - not only to protect them from infection but also for brain development. Read the latest research, here. Read More


Grapefruit Seed Extract For Nipple Thrush – Does It Work?

Mothers are singing the praises of grapefruit seed extract for nipple thrush! So, does it work? Here's the low down from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

2 Things Your Baby’s First Teeth Are NOT Telling You

Discovering your baby’s first tooth can be an exciting occasion. Some people believe teeth mean it's time to make changes - these are not two of them. Read More



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