REVIEW: Num Num Teething Necklaces

By | September 11th, 2016|Nursing Jewellery, Review|

I've been fortunate enough to have the pleasure to review an up and coming jewellery maker who also features on the CIBII Marketplace (currently being re-developed, keep your eyes peeled for news on this later on in the month)! I have been sent these items for the purpose of giving an honest review. I have [...]

20 Things NOT To Say to A Breastfeeding Mother

By | September 5th, 2016|Opinion|

Look, I know you mean well but seriously, sometimes you're better off saying nothing at all and just giving that mama a hug. Here's a handy list of things NOT to say to a breastfeeding mum. 1) "Why don't you just give a bottle?" This is the one said to an outrageous amount of mothers by [...]

Babies and Brexit: A Boobin’ Mama’s View On The EU Referendum

By | June 22nd, 2016|General, Opinion|

Lots of people have weighed in on the EU debate, from politicians, and business leaders to comedians and even Posh and Becks. I don't claim to be any more informed or educated than any one of them, and of course the issues that need to be considered go much further than the remit parenting / [...]

Can I Breastfeed In It Under Water?

By | June 8th, 2016|General|

I LOVE swimming. I adore being in or near water and hoped to have a water birth, with the image of my baby shooting out, performing a tumble turn at the pool edge and swimming back into my arms. It wasn't to be, but I still determined to go swimming with my little one as [...]

REVIEW: Coastal Path Creations’ Nursing Necklaces

By | June 2nd, 2016|Nursing Jewellery, Review|

I've been lucky enough to review THREE necklaces from Coastal Path Creations. They are based in Poole (not too far from me!) and are a WAHM business. I think the best description of what they sell is from their own website: Coastal Path Creations’ handmade nursing necklaces are designed for Mums, Dads (yes – there [...]

REVIEW: Milk & Mummy’s ‘Kate’ Dress

By | April 29th, 2016|Dresses, Review, Tandem Nursing|

This week, I've been lucky enough to review a dress from Milk & Mummy. As always, this is an honest review, I've not been paid to write it. Milk & Mummy describe their items as "Beautiful, high quality maternity & breastfeeding dresses and tops for the stylish modern mummy". Now, if you are looking for [...]

CIBII’s Guide to Facebook Breastfeeding Support Group Acronyms

By | April 28th, 2016|General|

Wondering WTH fellow mamas are banging on about in Facebook groups with acronyms such as DS1, TIA, AF being thrown around? Check out our guide to hopefully make all a bit clearer! Breastfeeding terms: EBF - Exclusively breastfed EBM - Expressed breast milk SNS - Supplemental nursing babies HM4HB - Human Milk for Human Babies [...]

REVIEW: Tiny Vikings Breastfeeding Skater Dress

By | April 20th, 2016|Dresses, General, Review, Tandem Nursing|

As with every review, I have not been paid money to write this and it's completely honest. I first came to hear of Tiny Vikings when I saw gorgeous, unique looking skater nursing dresses pop up in the CIBII Facebook group. There was no way I was going to deprive my wardrobe of one of these [...]

Boobin’ Friendly Easter Finds!

By | March 27th, 2016|Dresses, General, Tops|

It's that time of the year. Chocolate and roast lamb with the in-laws. Want a distraction from chocolate? Need to refocus after mind numbing conversation with immediate family? Well look no further! Here's some of the group's favourite finds! The pinafore (ASOS) £15: I am LOVING this. Partially because I've always wanted a pinafore since [...]

The Overthinker’s Guide to Finding The Right Childcare

By | March 18th, 2016|General, Parenting|

We've already published a guide on how returning to work need not be the end of your breastfeedng journey, but many of our members have asked what to look for in childcare. The first decision is what sort of environment you are wanting your child to be in. My personal circumstances mean that I can [...]