Month: May 2014

  • Breastfeeding and the Working Mum
    Breastfeeding and the Working Mum

    One working mother shares her top tips to continue breastfeeding long after your maternity leave is over. By Rebecca Buckingham   When I was pregnant with my daughter I didn’t give much thought to how I was going to feed her once I returned to work. I knew I’d try breastfeeding when she was first […]

  • Top Breastfeeding Tips from a Local Pro
    Top Breastfeeding Tips from a Local Pro

    Breastfeeding consultant and doula Catherine Dufour shares her wealth of knowledge and experience with new mothers preparing to breastfeed their newborns. By Catherine Dufour   Breastfeeding often takes around three weeks to become established and it’s no secret that it’s uncomfortable, even painful, in the beginning. Getting into a routine that works for the mother and […]

  • What Exactly Is a Doula?
    What Exactly Is a Doula?

    Doula…what a funny word. What does it mean? What do they do? A BAMBI mom and resident doula explains to those of us who have never heard the word what this professional actually does for expecting mothers and why you should consider having one. By Rasee Govindani, certified doula   ​I have always had a hard […]