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World Breast Pumping Day

World Breast Pumping Day

January 23 2023
It’s an area often overlooked in the UK in terms of antenatal education and support, but in th...
Hospital bag essentials

Hospital bag essentials

December 22 2022
Packing a bag for the hospital can feel daunting, and you will worry about forgetting essential i...
Milk's Up Christmas Porridge 3 Ways

Milk's Up Christmas Porridge 3 Ways

November 15 2022
These porridge recipes are all delicious and Christmassy!  The oats are a great source of galacta...
Sticky Toffee Oats & Milk's Up Tea

Autumnal Sticky Toffee Porridge

October 12 2022
This recipe for sticky toffee oats is like Autumn in a bowl. It is spicy, sticky and comforting, ...
No Bake Breastfeeding Bars

No Bake Breastfeeding Bars

September 23 2022
Breastfeeding Raspberry and Oat Bars   These fruity no bake bars are a delicious healthy snack, f...
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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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Quick Oaty Breakfast Cheesecake For Busy Mums

August 2 2022
A delicious, indulgent breakfast recipe for busy mums - with added benefits for breastfeeding.
Mum in sunny room, on sofa breastfeeding her baby with table next to her with tea on it.

How To Stay Hydrated When Breastfeeding

July 13 2022
Top tips for how to stay hydrated when breastfeeding in a heatwave.  From fruit to herbal teas and one-handed cups...
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Healthy quick chocolate energy ball recipe for busy Mamas

July 6 2022
A delicious recipe for high protein, high galactagogue chocolate balls.  Perfect for breastfeeding mums, or anyone looking for a healthy snack.
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How Tea Can Support New Mums And Breastfeeding

May 24 2022
Botanicals can be a great support when breastfeeding and dealing with sleep deprivation in the fourth trimester.  Find out more about the ingredients in our teas and how they can help new mums.
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Key Ways Our Tea Can Support You Through Pregnancy

October 26 2021
How different herbs and flowers can help support your body through pregnancy and when breastfeeding.
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Why Pumping Can Make You Feel Like A Cow

October 6 2021

Help us improve how breast pumps feel for women

Having limited information affects how products are designed for women. Diversify the data and we can create products that work for all women and all boobs. We want the whole fruit salad, not just the melons!

By taking 5 minutes to share your measurements, you'll help women of the future to pump comfortably and proudly.

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Why Breastfeeding Can Be Painful (And What To Do About It)

September 1 2021
Like with so many aspects about becoming a parent, breastfeeding is one of those things that becomes something a more experienced parent will gleefully talk to you about. And more often than not you get the full horror story about how painful it was for them.
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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.

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Breastfeeding Tips

July 27 2021
Whilst breastfeeding can be hard, and there is no secret solution to success, there are some top tips that can support you and your body.
Pregnant lady with close up of bump, on which a cup of iced milks up breastfeeding tea is balanced.

When To Drink Milk's Up Breastfeeding Tea

July 20 2021
Our Milk’s Up breastfeeding tea can be drunk at any stage of motherhood, but there’s a sweet spot that we’d recommend…and it is actually when you’re pregnant!
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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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Which Tea Do I Need In Which Trimester?

September 19 2020
If you're wondering which of our teas are best suited to you, you can use this trimester by trimester guide to find your perfect tea match!
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Lactation Brownies

September 7 2020
This lactation brownie recipe can help support your milk supply, and is perfect with a cup of Milk's Up breastfeeding tea!
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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.