Exercise & Breastfeeding

I was recently asked about whether exercising when breastfeeding would affect the quality and quantity of breast milk. Excellent question, and one I also had when I was exercising with bub #1 (currently just over 2 months post-partum with bub #2). 🙂 Unfortunately there are a lot of old wives’ tales out there – so …

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Run @ 2+ months post-delivery

So we had a milestone today… Our first #postpartum #run, just me and the #babygirl (well, first run out of the womb anyway!). We did about 5km in about 25mins. Not too shabby I guess. But surely factoring in the weight of the baby capsule (weighs nearly a tonne – I have #tenniselbow again from …

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WTF…

Yeah, I know I shouldn’t entitle my post with “WTF” but you’ll see what I mean… “Special email alert” received… (Oh, you’ll like this one)… “Gorgeous outfits to give birth in.” Hahahahahaha, too good. I won’t go into the details of delivery here (because those of you who haven’t had babies will likely never have …

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Introduction of Solids

I’m reading in various Mum Support Groups online that babies are starting on solids REALLY early… Like starting at 4 weeks. OK, we didn’t do the whole “exclusive BF until 6 months” (we introduced one formula feed at night and baby-led weaning at about 5 months) but 4 weeks?! Authorities are not 100% in agreement …

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“Kissing children on the lips is ‘too sexual’ and could confuse them” says doctor.

“Kissing children on the lips is ‘too sexual’ and could confuse them” says doctor. Seriously?! 1. Kissing your plump newborn cherub is not sexual; if you think it is then you have major issues. In fact, you should get your head checked if you DON’T want to kiss them! 2. We’re not talking about a …

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(Pseudo) Environmentally Friendly Onesie

Sooo, we were given a cute pink onesie for our baby girl… Clothing tag “ethically made, responsibly produced, with protection of the environment”. Care instructions “dry clean only”.

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