Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC

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

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




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