Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC

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


Why Some Breastfed Babies Refuse The Bottle And What To Do About It

So, perhaps breastfeeding is now going really well for you and your baby. You’ve got through the very common challenges many mothers face in the early… Read More


Can Stress Have A Negative Impact On Breastfeeding? 5 Important Things To Know

Having a new baby brings big changes to your life, with a certain amount of stress involved. Here are 5 things to know about stress and breastfeeding. Read More

Babies And Hot Weather – 6 Important Things To Know

It’s important for everyone to stay cool and well hydrated during hot weather. Here are 6 things to know about babies and hot weather Read More


Breast Abscess And Breastfeeding – 4 Questions Answered

You may know about skin or mouth abscesses but you may not have heard of breast abscesses. Here are 4 questions answered about breast abscesses Read More

5 Reasons You Should Choose A Baby-Friendly Hospital 

Health experts recognise hospitals can influence breastfeeding outcomes. What is a baby-friendly hospital and why should you choose one? Read More


Can Breastfeeding Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease?

There are many ways breastfeeding is important for a mother’s health. This is hardly surprising given breastfeeding is a normal physiological process and when such processes… Read More

Reflux Medications For Babies – 8 Important Things To Know

Gastro-oesophageal reflux (called reflux for short) is a normal physiological process where the contents of the stomach come back up into the oesophagus. Reflux is common… Read More




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