Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC

Can A Breast Pump Extract 100% Of Milk From A Breast?

A new pump on the market makes big claims about its ability to remove most of the milk from a mother's breast, but how realistic are these claims? Read More


Can You Breastfeed After Nipple Piercing? 3 Things To Know

If you’ve had your nipple pierced, or thinking of having it done, you may wonder if it will affect your ability to breastfeed. Here are 3 things to know. Read More

Why Does Breastmilk Separate?

Breastmilk stored in the fridge can look different to freshly expressed breastmilk. Find out why your stored breastmilk separates and if it is ok to use. Read More


Leftover Formula – Is It Safe To Drink After Being Left Out?

If you have leftover formula after a feed, you might not want to waste it. Find out if it's safe for your baby to drink it after an hour, or even overnight. Read More


Breastfeeding In Public – A Comparison Of Countries Around The World

Breastfeeding in public is protected by law in some countries, but not in others. Find out which countries support breastfeeding in public. Read More

Breastfeeding And Multiple Sclerosis – What You Need To Know

Multiple sclerosis affects more women than men, and onset often occurs during a woman's childbearing years. Find out more about MS and breastfeeding here Read More


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




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