Having a son means, he must get his foreskin removed. Circumcision -‘foreskin is the hood of the skin covering the penis, which can gently be pulled back.’ Is your son circumcised? This can be a very controversial topic, as it … Continue reading When having a boy – Must I get him CIRCUMCISED??!!
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We all know “breast is best” but do we know about milk donations?
Within the first 6 weeks of giving birth, we have a postnatal appointment to attend. One of the first questions they are ready to ask is, if you bottle or breast feed or both.
But did they ever ask if I wanted to donate my milk and if I was over producing?
Having my first child, I hardly knew anything and I was all ears when any of the health professionals would give me advice. You have so much to think of when having your first baby. I was constantly on-line, going to mother and baby events and speaking to other new mums but I was never told about United Kingdom Association for Milk Banking (UKAMB). Why not?
I thought I did all my research on everything to do with breast feeding. As well as finding out the benefits. I knew what product's to buy for expressing and where the local 'Sure Start' school was, that held breastfeeding sessions for help.
But no one told me I could ever donate my milk! Why not?
I feel that a breast milk donation isn’t really promoted enough and I want to bring awareness to it.
Whilst breastfeeding I would feel guilty that I would have to express the milk and sometimes pour it down the drain; what a waste I thought. One day I actually goggled 'giving breast milk'. I learnt Continue reading “We all know “breast is best” but do we know about milk donations?”
Sending my son to nursery is such huge decision to make and actually gives me sleepiness nights. It’s such a high thought process and it goes without saying that parents want the best education, social skills and so on. The … Continue reading Big Brother Your Child