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Finding the right workout for breastfeeding moms is a lot easier than one would think now day. However, actually following through on these exercise plans is another story all together. This is why you should seek training advice from the specialists. And by specialists, we...

Many people know that breastfeeding saves money, however, few know the extent of savings you actually get out of feeding your baby naturally. With it being the month of January, most of us are feeling the festive financial strain. There are the obvious saving factors...

The new year is about to roll in once more. Surely you must’ve been thinking out a few mommy new years resolutions to fit into the next twelve months. However, most of us have the habit of self-sabotaging. We set goals which are either incredibly...

Summertime breastfeeding can be a rather uncomfortable situation, especially with SA’s scorcher climate! However, there are ways to work around the summer sunshine and keep your cool whilst feeding your baby. Here are our top tips for summertime breastfeeding. Read on below now for more!   Be...

Holidays and breastfeeding can often struggle to go hand in hand with one another. Particularly over the festive period. Generally, this time is filled with family, outings, travel, and a LOT of diet breaking. This can make breastfeeding a little trickier. However, there are ways...

Finding gifts for breastfeeding moms can seem like a daunting task. Do I get the baby clothes? Is the baby old enough to be read to yet? Will my friend approve of this toy? All of those options are for the baby, not the mother!...

In a recent blog, we discussed how to emotionally cope with weaning your child. Now comes another arduous task; knowing how to begin the weaning process! Weaning your child from breastfeeding can be one of the most emotionally draining experiences – for both mom and...

Did you know that breastfeeding personalities are common amongst babies? Furthermore, did you know that there are five common types of personalities in breastfeeding babies? This information was discovered through a Yale University study conducted on the topic. Findings of this study were later cited...

Having a portable breast pump can be one of the most beneficial things a mobile mommy can own. But, how do you clean this when you are on the go? Breastpumps & Beyond have a few suggestions that should help you keep your equipment clean...

Leaving your baby for the first time can be difficult on a mom. Choosing the right baby sitter or day care to entrust your child to is a big ask of any parent. But above that, preparing meals for your child can become tricky in...

Oxytocin is possibly the best hormone to produce within the rain. This is because no other hormone will make you feel as good as it can. It is literally known as the love hormone, as the best way to describe the feeling it gives you...

Tongue tie is a commonly diagnosed problem with infants. However, is it being misdiagnosed? If you suspect your baby is suffering from this, read on here now! Recently, at the 13th International Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium in Paris, Professor Donna Geddes of the University of...

If your baby falls ill with colic, it can often leave a mother feeling helpless. The incessant crying leaves one feeling utterly helpless and defeated. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel! There is a way you will be able to deal...

When it comes to choosing a nursing bra, this may be a foreign concept for most ladies. However, it could not be easier! What if we told you, you could measure the correct bra size in as little as sixty seconds? That’s right, measuring your...

When you’re packing a maternity bag for the hospital, your mind is often in a tizzy with excitement. Therefore, it’s easy to forget to pack the maternity bag must-haves for when it’s time to deliver! Maybe you don’t even know where to start and what...

Getting to know about #ProjectMoM is a must for all South Africans out there. This incentive is something close to our hearts here at Breastpumps & Beyond. And something that should be close to the hearts of our entire country. We will shed a little...

Breastfeeding is beautiful, and sore nipples can happen. But it comes with its quirks. Sore nipples just happen to be one of them. There are a few things you can do to help your nipples avoid discomfort. Read on below now to see what they...

If you have experienced a breastfeeding bite, you will know that it isn’t pleasant. Most moms worry about their baby biting them during breastfeeding once their teeth begin to develop. However, this isn’t always the case. Naturally, a baby’s tongue will cover their lower gum...

Substance abuse whilst breastfeeding comes in all ways, shapes and forms. Many moms out there are made aware of the dangers of alcohol, cigarettes and illicit drugs whilst pregnant, but are you aware of the knock-on effects substance abuse can carry through whilst breastfeeding? Even...

Nursing bras are one of the most important items of clothing you will have in your pregnancy wardrobe. There are a lot of benefits to wearing a nursing bra, but more importantly, it will better your ability to develop and breastfeed comfortably. Nursing bras, also...

Breastfeeding tips can really be a life save when it comes to figuring out feeding habits of your baby. As a mum, breastfeeding can be a little overwhelming especially if you are completely new to motherhood. Therefore, getting a few pointers here and there can...

My name is Lauren Marsden. I am 30 years old. I am married to the most wonderful, supportive husband and I have a beautiful (almost) 6 month old baby girl. I am a clinical psychologist. I like going to the gym, mountain biking, adventure racing,...

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