4 05, 2019

Birth Reflections Service At The Coombe Maternity Hospital

By | May 4th, 2019|breastfeeding, Parenting|0 Comments

I had to write this while it was fresh in my head because I'm still completely reeling after my experience on Thursday. I want to shout it from the rooftops that this service exists because I'm not quite sure if I can truly articulate just how much it's impacted me since.   Birth Reflections is [...]

11 03, 2019

Preparing For A New Breastfeeding Journey ♥

By | March 11th, 2019|breastfeeding, Parenting|0 Comments

I wanted to write this post while it's all fresh in my head. I've just attended Nicola O' Byrne's breastfeeding prep class and I am full to the brim with new information and most importantly confidence and excitement for this next chapter in my life. Nicola is a certified lactation consultant and an all round [...]

8 07, 2016

The Last Feed – The End Of An Era

By | July 8th, 2016|breastfeeding|13 Comments

I'll probably never be ready to write this post but I want to capture the feelings of now. The raw emotions that fill every inch of your heart the moment you realize your breastfeeding journey has ended. I'll start by saying I never wanted to start breastfeeding. I saw breastfeeding as one of two ways I [...]

22 06, 2016

Top-Knots, Turning Two And Sleepless Nights Re-Visited

By | June 22nd, 2016|birthday, breastfeeding, Dad, Fathers Day, second birthday, sleep, two|1 Comment

As of the 9th of June I am the proud owner of two year old. I run the risk of sounding utterly cliche here but seriously how did that happen? I so fondly remember documenting my pregnancy here. Weekly updates about symptoms and photographs of tiny baby grows my future baby would one day wear. [...]

30 03, 2016

Sleeping Through The Night at 21 Months

By | March 30th, 2016|breastfeeding, exhaustion, sleep, sleep deprivation, sleeping through the night|0 Comments

Ah, the emotive topic of sleep. We meet again. Some of you may have come here looking for advice or guidance when it comes to your baby sleeping through the night. My advice is to be patient. Some people like to go down the route of sleep training but that isn't really how we roll around [...]

18 03, 2016

Video – Breastfeeding – Nipple Shields, Tongue Tie, Mastitis & Everything In Between

By | March 18th, 2016|breastfeeding, breastfeeding in Ireland, extended breastfeeding, formula, mastitis, nipple shields, nursing, tongue tie|0 Comments

Hi Everyone,My new Youtube video has just gone live. It's all about our journey with breastfeeding from newborn to toddlerhood. I wanted to share our story with some tips, tricks and useful information I wish I had known.Feel free to share with your pregnant or new mum friends. I hope it helps!

27 08, 2015

STILL Breastfeeding

By | August 27th, 2015|breastfeeding|6 Comments

It makes me laugh the way people will ask me if I am STILL breastfeeding. It's as though I am partaking in something really unpleasant, or something I was supposed to have stopped a long time ago. It makes it sound like I must be counting down the days until I can stop this difficult [...]

2 06, 2015

A Year Of This

By | June 2nd, 2015|birth, breastfeeding, Parenting|5 Comments

Exactly a week from today is the 9th June 2015. My 7 pound 12oz little baby boy will be a one year old. I want next week to be about him and the celebration, and so I thought this would be a good time to have my own little "moment". It feels huge. I call it "this" [...]

12 04, 2015

Want To Breastfeed? Here Are My Best Tips To Help You Along The Way

By | April 12th, 2015|breastfeeding|5 Comments

Tips For A Woman Who Wishes To Breastfeed I was never completely sure if I would breastfeed. I was scared because none of my friends breastfed and it wasn't exactly the norm around me. I look back now and can't believe there was ever a chance that I wouldn't. It has been such an important part [...]

11 03, 2015

9 Months On The Outside

By | March 11th, 2015|9 months, breastfeeding, Parenting, update|4 Comments

It's that time again. Another month has passed and our little Billy Bear is 9 months old. God, there is really something about 9 months. It sounds punchy when I say it. It just sounds big. It's almost like the next biggest milestone before the big 1. I really genuinely cannot believe that my little [...]