Thrush and Peer Supporting

Thrush is a common and harmless yeast infection in a baby’s mouth that can affect your nipples during breastfeeding. Yeast is a normal part of everyone’s digestive system, but when there’s an overgrowth, an infection sets in. Please see our popular Audioboom about Thrush above and there are more details on the symtoms, causes and treatment below. … Read more…

New and updated Essential Guide tailored to your area

The new and updated Cornwall Essential guide to feeding and caring for you baby is hot off the press, with extra pages and more information than ever before. Emphasising the UNICEF Baby Friendly information, we have now included a fascinating piece on ‘Oxytocin and Your Babies Amazing Brain’ along with other new features. Download your … Read more…

Tongue Tie

The existence of a frenulum, or tongue tie, under the baby’s tongue is a normal thing, and about 10% of us have one.  The vast majority of these are thin and stretchy and do not cause any problem with feeding, speech or anything else and should not regarded as an abnormality which needs to be corrected … Read more…

Grandparents & Support for breastfeeding families

Congratulations! Becoming a grandparent for the first or subsequent time is exciting. This information has been written for grandparents like you who want to support your child or child’s partner to breastfeed. Your own children may or may not have been breastfed, perhaps there wasn’t much support around and feeding a baby with a bottle … Read more…

Sign Post to Sling Libraries and information

A sling library is a place where you can try and hire many different kinds of slings & ergonomic carriers. Sling libraries are run by qualified and insured consultants or peer supporters, who are trained in babywearing. They will be able to show you how to carry your baby safely; choose a sling or carrier … Read more…