REVIEW: Lucky Sew & Sew’s Lucky Muthah Nursing Bra

By | October 13th, 2016|Nursing Bras, Review, Tandem Nursing|

I've been sent a bra from Lucky Sew & Sew to do an honest review. I have not been paid to write this. As I've basically had to get rid of all my nursing bras after being 'Boob or Busted', this is a welcome addition to my collection! On their Facebook page, Lucky Sew & [...]

Five tips I wish I had been given as a new mum

By | September 26th, 2016|General|

Recently, during one of my son's feeds combined with an afternoon nap came across this article from the BBC with 5 tips to help your child's mental health. And it is a lovely read, I particularly love the focus on the benefits of attachment parenting. However, there are a few things I wish I had [...]

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 [...]