Colostrum is one of life's greatest gifts, that's what Colostrum is It's packed full of goodies and is cleverly designed to meet your newborn baby's hunger, hydration and immune needs during their first few days in the world. I recommend all pregnant mamas learn how to hand...

My daughter was eight weeks old when it happened. One minute I felt absolutely fine, the next I felt positively dreadful. The chills, the shakes, the sweats. My left boob (who was my overachiever) had a wedged of breast tissue which became red, lumpy and...

A common question I get from new parents is "How far can my baby see?". Check out my YouTube clip here to explain the distance babies can see well + how they use their sense of sight straight after birth. Much love x Amberley P.S Don't forget to...

It was 2am + I was in my newly born son’s nursery. The golden light from the salt lamp illuminated the room as I sat down on the grey lounge chair to breastfeed him for the fourth time that night. He was fussy at the breast,...

Celeste had preeclampsia with her first baby (a baby boy) and her son spent some time in the Special Care Nursery. Celeste had a difficult breastfeeding experience and reluctantly weaned at four months postnatal. Celeste and Ben had their second baby, sweet Isla, in January 2018....

Erin had a most challenging experience breastfeeding her first baby Stella and after significant nipple damage and rotating through three Lactation Consultants, she moved to full time expressing which she persisted with until Stella was seven months of age. Erin longed for a more positive experience...

Jen and Cam had their first baby, darling Cameo, in December 2017. Jen booked my package called “The Motivated Mama” and we worked closely together over the first six weeks, in order to establish her breastfeeding. Jen wrote me a beautiful message at the end of...

The first few days of Lawson's life were spent nestled under the bed covers in just a nappy, blissfully content, against my bare toasty chest. One positive of being cooped up in hospital after a surgical birth is that you have no other place to...

In the days which followed my surgery my family and friends rallied around me. Thoughtful gifts, fresh blooms, meal drop offs, gourmet doughnut deliveries and kind messages filled my days. I felt so very lucky to have been inundated with such wonderful support, both in...

Two weeks ago today, I awoke to Avery tucked snuggly up against me under the warm covers, chatting. It was 7am on Saturday and as I stretched I noticed Lawson too had ended up in our bed at some point overnight, him now waking as...