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Tips on Flying with a Baby Led Weaner!

Tips on Flying with a Baby Led Weaner!

Stressed out about flying with your infant?? Don’t be. You can’t predict the flight, but you can prepare for the flight to ensure baby and Mum/Dad have a smoother, less stressful trip. Check out my tips below on flying (long-haul) with an infant (I did […]

How Stopping Breastfeeding Changed My Relationship With My Baby

How Stopping Breastfeeding Changed My Relationship With My Baby

“Our relationship changed within 4 days of stopping breastfeeding at 20 months old” I still can’t believe this time last week i was still breastfeeding Ava, two feeds per day, one feed when she woke up and second feed after child care around 5pm. I […]

How we prepared for childcare with a fully breastfed BLWer?

How we prepared for childcare with a fully breastfed BLWer?

Ava was nearly a 1 year old when we put her into childcare full-time as I was going back to work… I was so grateful having spent one whole year with Ava all day every day, I would not have had it any other way. […]

BLW encouragement & reflection at 8mo…

BLW encouragement & reflection at 8mo…

Blast from the past! Bub ‘shy of 6mo.’ The start of our baby led weaning journey. How did we know when to start?? Bub could ‘just’ sit up supported with towels to keep her in position, she had a strong neck hold, she showed great […]

Out and about with a BLWer?

Out and about with a BLWer?

Head out and about with BLW, there is no reason why you can’t pack a container with some steamed carrots, sweet potato, pasta shapes, sticks of cucumber, buy a banana when you are out or just pull some bits out of the salad you are eating or offer some […]

Flying with a BLWer? Want to see what we packed?

Flying with a BLWer? Want to see what we packed?

Want to see what we packed for our BLWer? All airlines only offer puree for bubs under 12m. As we were doing pure Baby Led Weaning (baby self-feeds and eats real solids from 6mo+), purees/spoon feeding (the traditional way to feed your baby) was not […]

Baby Led Weaning. Worried about choking?

Baby Led Weaning. Worried about choking?

Want to know the difference between gagging vs choking? Are you prepared what to do in the unlikely situation where your baby or toddler may choke? Are you about to begin BLW & are nervous? Have already started and are still nervous about offering solids? My […]

Baby Cereals – the pressure!

Baby Cereals – the pressure!

Read the packet – you may think twice! There is so much pressure out there to buy processed ‘baby cereals’… It makes me angry that company’s such as #nestle can get away selling this type of cereal and pressuring young mums to feed their babies this stuff. […]