Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC


How Brazil Leads The World In Human Milk Banks

Brazil has some impressive statistics when it comes to improving outcomes for mothers and babies. They have reduced their child mortality rate by 73%. Read More


Can Breastfeeding Cause Tooth Decay? 5 Things To Know

If you have concerns about prolonged breastfeeding causing tooth decay in your child, here are five things you need to know. Read More

Not Breastfeeding Increases The Risk Of Cancer Of The Uterus

Endometrial cancer is the most common type of uterine cancer diagnosed in Australia. Find out how breastfeeding can influence the risk of endometrial cancer Read More


Breastsleeping – 5 Fabulous Benefits For Mother And Baby

Breastsleeping involves a breastfeeding mother sharing a sleep surface with her baby (without any hazardous factors). Read about the fabulous benefits! Read More


Taking Breastmilk On A Plane – Rules In Australia, The US And The UK

If you're travelling with a baby and want to pack expressed breastmilk, it's best to do your research to avoid your precious milk being confiscated. Read More

What Does The Research Say About Tongue Ties?

Tongue ties are a hot topic. There is much controversy on the topic of ‘ties’, even amongst health professionals. So what does the research say? Read More


Pressure To Breastfeed – Where Does It Come From?

The pressure to breastfeed is a popular topic of discussion amongst new mothers and in the media. So, where does it really come from? Find out, here. Read More

Health Professionals Concerned About Over-Treatment Of Ties

If you’re a new parent no doubt you’ve heard about ties. Find out why health professionals are concerned about over-treatment of ties. Read More


Could Breastmilk Help Fight Cancer? 4 Facts About HAMLET

Breastmilk is a remarkable substance. It contains healthy bacteria to helps babies develop a healthy gut microbiome, over 100 different prebiotics (food for the good bacteria… Read More

UNICEF States The Obvious – Breastfeeding Mothers Aren’t Getting Enough Support

Leading health organisations have found mothers around the world are not receiving the breastfeeding support they need. Find out more here. Read More



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