Feeding Your Child a Strangers Breast Milk – It’s No Big Deal

Feeding Your Child a Strangers Breast Milk – It’s No Big Deal

I'm not sure if you watched This Morning yesterday, but they were discussing feeding your baby with a strangers breast milk. If you want to watch the video before reading this post then you can do so now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLY4vluDyO8 What Irritated Me About This The thing that immediately irritated me slightly about this was that [...]

What Is Attachment Parenting? And How We Stumbled Into It

What Is Attachment Parenting? And How We Stumbled Into It

I really don’t think you know exactly how you’re going to parent until you’re there. Prior to having Isabelle, I probably didn't give much thought to the question "what is attachment parenting?" We, like most parents, had everything in place ready for the baby. We had the cot, the pram, the moses basket, and we even had [...]

How Attachment Parenting Can Help With Postnatal Depression

How Attachment Parenting Can Help With Postnatal Depression

I'm suggesting another thing that may not work for everyone, but it's something that personally worked somewhat for me, so I'm going to talk about it. This one, as you can probably guess from the title, is about attachment parenting. What is Attachment Parenting? So, attachment parenting is basically a form of parenting where you [...]

Is Offering Cash to Promote Breastfeeding Really the Answer?

Is Offering Cash to Promote Breastfeeding Really the Answer?

According to a study by the University of Sheffield, mothers should be offered a cash incentive to encourage breastfeeding. The scheme, which was launched in 2014, offered £120 in vouchers to new mothers who breastfed for six weeks, rising to £200 for those who continued for six months. More than 10,000 mothers across South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire participated in the trial which saw an increase of 6% in areas where the scheme was offered, compared to areas where the scheme was not.