Recent Posts by Yvette O'Dowd

Flat Head Syndrome – 6 Tips To Prevent Flat Head

Cases of flat head syndrome (plagiocephaly or brachycephaly) have increased due to safe back sleeping practices for babies. Here are 6 ways to avoid it. Read More


Bottle Nursing – 6 Steps to Better Bottle Feeding

No matter what way you feed your baby, feeding time presents an opportunity to connect with your baby. Here are 6 steps if you want to try bottle nursing. Read More

5 Steps to Stop Nipple Tweaking, Twiddling And Pinching

Mothers who have experienced nipple tweaking or twiddling during breastfeeding will know how frustrating and irritating this is! Here's how to stop it. Read More


6 Things To Do When You Need More Sleep

Before your first child is born, it’s common to see parenthood as a bit of a lark! Some expectant mothers even worry about what they will… Read More


7 Parenting Toolbox Tricks When Baby #2 Comes Along

Soon to have a second baby? A new baby can be a huge adjustment for a firstborn child. These 7 fantastic tips will help your firstborn feel important too. Read More

6 Steps To Introducing Solids… The Simple Way!

Confused about introducing solids? Here are 6 steps to introducing solids to your baby, the simple way! Written by breastfeeding educator, Yvette O'Dowd. Read More


Brelfies – Are They Shaming, Claiming or No-Braining?

Newly coined 'brelfies' (breastfeeding selfies) are causing a stir in the media. Are they shaming or guilting bottle-feeding mothers? Here's what we think. Read More

6 Ways To Build Your Support Network After Having A Baby

Building a support network after having a baby can help you to avoid isolation, depression and anxiety. Here are 6 ways to build your support network. Read More


5 Tips To Help You Express Breastmilk Like A Pro

If you need to express breastmilk for your baby, you MUST read these 5 awesome tips so you can express breastmilk like a pro! Highly recommended reading! Read More

4 Fascinating Facts About Your Breastmilk

Breastmilk was never really seen until we discovered how to express it as we do today. Here are 4 facts about the look and consistency of your breastmilk. Read More




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