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Why do I feel thirsty when I breastfeed?

August 9 2022

Why breastfeeding is dehydrating and how to combat this.

 

Explore more blogs about breastfeeding here

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What I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding

August 4 2021

Our Guest Blog has been written by the wonderful Cake Maternity.

We talk, not only about some of the tricks to successful breastfeeding but also to hear another Mama's story and what she wished she knew about breastfeeding.

Hand holding a mum that says 'This Mama's milkin' it' in front of baby clothes and 2 packs of tea

Peppermint and Breastfeeding

February 8 2021
You may have read that peppermint will dry up your milk supply, but it's not actually that simple, or proven.  Read more about the evidence on peppermint and breastfeeding here.
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Raspberry Leaf Tea For Birth Recovery

November 3 2020
Whilst raspberry leaf tea is well known for helping you prepare for labour, it can actually help you recover too.  All thanks to its amazing effect on your uterine muscles.
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Post-Natal Depression, Anxiety & Tea

September 9 2020
Can a tea help with post-natal depression and anxiety?
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One Handed Snacks for New Mums

May 17 2020
During lockdown, we've asked some of our favourite expert mums to put together some advice for yo...
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Oat Cookie Recipe to Support Breastfeeding

March 30 2020
To accompany your Milk's Up breastfeeding cuppa – get baking. Try these oat cookies as they’re super easy and tasty.  Oats are a galactagogue so can help your nursing journey.
Baby being breastfed by her mum

Breastfeeding Tea and Galactagogues

February 15 2020
Breastfeeding is incredible, but it's also hard.  Many women suffer from low milk supply, or have concerns about how to ensure they are producing enough milk for their babies.  Natural herbs, known as galactagogues, can help support women.  Our Milk's Up tea is full of them, and this is why and how we chose them.
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Post-natal Depression

February 15 2020
This guest blog is from the lovely Emma at Isabella and Us.  She went through post-natal depression, and shares her story here.
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What To Eat As A New Mummy (Or Daddy!)

February 15 2020

The amazing @mummynutrition has written this post for us, to give the best advice on self care and nutrition in motherhood.  Tea is only a part of what you need!

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Night Owl Tea - A Natural Sleep Aid

February 15 2020
Our Night Owl tea blend is blended using herbal ingredients that are all natural muscle relaxants.  They are caffeine free and safe for pregnancy and if you're breastfeeding.  Learn more about the research showing that chamomile, lavender, valerian root, rooibos and lime flowers can help you sleep.