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Newborn Phases During the First Hours of Life

In most of my postnatal consultations, I have discovered that many crucial aspects of starting well with your newborn are often not explained to mothers during their birth preparation sessions. These sessions can be expensive, so mothers naturally believe they are fully prepared to breastfeed when their baby arrives. However, they often feel unsure of […]

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Why can My Friends Breastfeed, and I can’t? 

I’ve heard this question countless times, prompting me to realise the importance of addressing it in a blog. Throughout this post, we’ll delve into the various conditions that affect a small percentage of women, preventing them from exclusively breastfeeding like their friends.  When mothers asked me this question, they are not typically referring to exclusive […]

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What is the White Spot on My Nipple?

In today’s blog, I’d like to do something different to usual and share a real case involving one of my recent patients. I conducted a postnatal and follow up consultation with this mother, and everything seemed to be going well until I received a message from her mentioning that she suspected she was developing a […]

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Alcohol and Breastfeeding

One of the questions I’ve been asked the most during my consultations is about the incompatibility of alcohol and breastfeeding. Can I drink alcohol when I’m nursing? Or how many glasses of wine can I take? The problem arises from this question because there is a lot of information online and on social media, etc, […]

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Postnatal Depression

Welcoming a new life into the world is undoubtedly a joyous occasion, filled with love anddreams of a bright future. However, for some mothers, the postpartum period brings notonly the expected challenges of caring for a newborn, but also a silent struggle that can casta shadow over this seemingly blissful time called postnatal depression. When […]

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The 3-Month Breastfeeding Crisis

As a new mother embarks on the beautiful journey of breastfeeding, there often comes a point around the three-month period that some refer to as the “3-month breastfeeding crisis”. While every mother’s experience is unique, this period can be marked by various challenges that may leave you feeling overwhelmed and questioning your ability to breastfeed. […]

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Breastfeeding and Exercise: Compatibles Companions?

Welcoming a new life into the world is a joyous occasion, and for many mothers, the breastfeeding journey that follows is a profound and bonding experience. Both breastfeeding and exercise play crucial roles in maintaining and promoting health, and numerous evidence-base studies provide reassurance to health professionals encouraging mothers to continue these practices. It’s essential […]

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