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Monthly Archives: October 2018

  1. Does Breastfeeding Really Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer?

    Does Breastfeeding Really Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer?

    You have most likely heard very good reasons to breastfeed: boosting baby’s immune system; providing breast milk that changes to meet your baby’s needs; a lovely way to bond and allowing instant comfort for an unsettled baby.

    Another important reason to consider breastfeeding is evidence that it can reduce your own and – if you have a baby daughter – her risk of breast cancer too.

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  2. Galactagogues.. past and present By Emily Brittingham, Breastfeeding Counsellor

    Galactagogues.. past and present By Emily Brittingham, Breastfeeding Counsellor
    Derived from ancient Greek language where ‘galacta’ means milk and ‘algogos’ mean leading, a galactagogue is a substance that helps to lead milk from the breast. Galactagogues aim to build, maintain or enhance milk supply in breastfeeding women. You may also hear galactagogues referred to as lactogenic substances. There is evidence to suggest that galactagogues and lactogenic substances have been used for thousands of years, or more accurately, from the very beginning of time.
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  3. Podcast: How to Run a Successful Business or Two by Kim Vespa

    Podcast: How to Run a Successful Business or Two by Kim Vespa
    The real life of running a business and being a parent! This podcast is for you biz mum or mum dreaming about your own business. Susanna is entrepreneur, blogger, boss babe and mother of two.
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  4. Working mothers and why they take the cake

    Working mothers and why they take the cake
    Women in Australia have never been more educated than today. They are also having babies later in life (the Australian median age for first time mums is 31.2^) which means they are much more accomplished before motherhood than ever before. Working mothers take the cake!
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  5. Gestational Diabetes, Explained, by Registered Dietician Tammy Kacev

    Gestational Diabetes, Explained,  by  Registered Dietician Tammy Kacev
    Most of us know about and are aware of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. There is third type though; gestational diabetes which isn’t as well known, but it seems to becoming more prevalent. Gestational Diabetes (GD) occurs in almost 10% of Australian pregnant women. Registered Dietician, Tammy Kacev explains what is gestational diabetes, diet and preventative measures.
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  6. Six Things You Didn’t Know About Your Body Before You Started Breastfeeding

    Six Things You Didn’t Know About Your Body Before You Started Breastfeeding
    You learn a whole lot about your body when you birth your baby, but it’s not over just yet. Now you will learn a whole lot more about your amazing body as you start to breastfeed.
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