Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC


4 Reasons Why Mothers Stop Breastfeeding Early

Despite recommendations, many mothers don't breastfeed at all or stop early. Here are 4 reasons why mothers stop breastfeeding early. Read More


Diabetic Pregnant Women Can Express Colostrum Safely, Says Study

Expressing colostrum during pregnancy is recommended for diabetic women, despite previous concerns it might kickstart labour. Read More

8 Things To Do When Your Partner Isn’t Supportive Of Breastfeeding

What if breastfeeding is important to you but your partner is not supportive? Here are 8 things to do if your partner doesn't support breastfeeding. Read More


How Long Do Humans’ Close Relatives Breastfeed For?

How long to breastfeed your baby is a personal choice. What's the natural weaning age for humans and how much do we have in common with our close relatives? Read More


Low Blood Sugar After Birth – 5 Important Facts

During pregnancy babies are supplied with their energy needs, but what happens after birth? Here are 5 important facts about low blood sugar in babies Read More

Not Breastfeeding Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk

The health benefits of breastfeeding for babies is well established, but there are also important health reasons women should consider breastfeeding. Read More


7 Things Breastfeeding Women Are Told They Should (Or Shouldn’t) Do

Breastfeeding has its challenges and being told what to do or not can make things harder. Here are 7 misconceptions about breastfeeding you should know Read More

4 Facts About Breastfeeding And Babies’ Gut Microbiome

Research is continually showing us how important breastmilk is as a first food for babies, especially for their long-term gut health. Read More



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