Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC

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

3 Interesting Facts About Breastfeeding An Adopted Child

Breastfeeding is a learned experience, for women who give birth and adopted mamas. Find out three interesting facts about breastfeeding an adopted baby Read More


7 Things You Need To Know About Waking Your Baby For Feeds

Never wake a sleeping baby seems like sound advice, but what about feeds? Here are 7 things you should know about waking a baby for feeds Read More


7 Important Factors To Consider When Talking To A Mother Who Is Finding Breastfeeding Difficult

Breastfeeding is a learned skill and can be difficult. Here are 7 important factors to consider when talking to mothers who find breastfeeding a challenge Read More

5 Causes Of Itchy Nipples While Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can be a challenge and adding in itchy nipples can take it to the next level. Here are 5 causes of itchy nipples while breastfeeding Read More


Can Pacifiers Help Breastfeeding?

Worried about pacifiers interfering with breastfeeding? Find out what the research says about breastfeeding and pacifiers so you can make the best choice Read More

Hypoplasia and Breastfeeding – Insufficient Glandular Breast Tissue

Hypoplasia (also known as insufficient glandular tissue), is one of those issues where breastfeeding can be challenging due to actual medical reasons. However its not all bad news! Find out about hypoplasia, the symptoms and what it means for you and your baby. Read More


Too Much Milk? Managing Oversupply of Breastmilk

Too much breastmilk might seem like a good thing but it can be frustrating and stressful. Here are 5 tips to managing an oversupply of breastmilk Read More

5 Reasons Why Children Don’t Need Fruit Juice

There's a huge variety of drinks available for children and not all options are healthy. Here a 5 reasons why fruit juice isn't the best choice. Read More




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