I was raised by a brilliant mother who truly inspired me. Since I can remember, all I wanted was to have babies “one day”. I thought that when the time came to have them it would come easily and naturally to me. But my journey presented choices that took me down a path I did not expect.
You may have heard about the dad who was arrested for rushing to buy an emergency tin of baby formula during curfew in January this year? With such a traumatic start to their milk journey, we asked the mom, Natasha, to share more about their experience and how it affected them.
Falling pregnant with twins at 38 was the biggest blessing of my life, but it also put me right up there in the category of ‘high-risk pregnancy’. Despite being high-risk, everything was going well until I developed Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) at 26 weeks.
Raising your little one is a time full of firsts, especially along your milk journey. Whether it is your first time introducing bottle feeding; first time introducing baby formula; first time switching formulas or first time transitioning from formula to milk nothing can fully prepare you for it. Although each journey is so personal and different, we thought we will compile some useful information around these topics to get you started.
So it's kind of a big deal. And when I say 'kind of’, I mean huge, massive, crazy. But in 2020, crazy makes perfect sense. Although this was not the journey I had planned and it’s not how I thought my life would turn out, I have to believe it was meant to be. During a year that most people would like to forget, I landed up becoming a father, to twins.
Travelling with a baby doesn't have to be tough. We know that the thought of travelling with an unhappy baby can be enough to make you rather stay at home. We have compiled some helpful tips on how to approach a holiday season with a formula fed baby so you can actually enjoy your time off.
By Stephanie Baird One of the first things that they teach you in antenatal classes is that anything can happen. Have your ideal birth plan in mind but to be open to other possibilities. You are not in control. This goes for your whole journey of motherhood.
When choosing a baby formula we are driven by the notion of what’s best for our baby. And all babies are different. In today’s world we struggle more than ever with food intolerances in babies. If you want to consider an alternative to cow’s milk, goat’s milk-based formulas can be your answer.
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