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THE EXCLUSIVE PUMPER DIARIES


WHAT’S WRONG WITH BEING AN I’ve had far too many people questioning me why I’ve chosen to do this. From the immediate nurse straight after my delivery, family doctor & through to some of you guys who have DM me with requests for me to address your concerns about this. Let’s be clear though, whether I am breastfeeding directly from…

FOOD FOR THE PICKY TODDLER


  My toddler’s gotta list of foods that she refuses to eat & it’s multiplying LOl Nova has become quite picky which has lead to meal times being dragged out as her preference determines how quickly she will finish meals. It varies from 10mins to 1hr. A whole forking hour, who has the patience for that. No, not me, not…

WHY BREASTFEEDING YOUR 2ND IS DIFFERENT TO YOUR 1ST


Latching On You’d think that from the many months of breastfeeding your first child that it’d be easier with your second, nope. Still hurts like a bish. This is because every baby has a different latching on experience. If your bub is having some trouble latching on then that can lead to breastfeeding problems in the first week or two…

WHAT WE DID RIGHT IN OUR 1ST YEAR OF PARENTING


Have Other Family Members Care For We’ll never forget our first month being newly parents. If only newborns came with an instruction manual. Actually, forget that thought cause even then it wouldn’t be much help as newborns are unpredictable AF! It was like working overtime in manual labour, exhausting. Luckily, we asked my mum to stay over for the first…

MISTAKES I’VE MADE IN THE 1ST YEAR OF PARENTING


    Breast Milk – Formula   I expressed my milk for the first few weeks then stopped because it was just easier & faster to directly feed from the nipple. What a mistake that was. This made it incredibly difficult for Nova to transition from breast milk to formula as she was highly resistant with bottle feeding. So here’s a…