Being able to express breastmilk can bring you a little bit of freedom when looking after an infant. Whether it is so that you can get someone else to feed your baby so that you can have a break or get stuff done, or to give your boobs some respite during those periods where your little one seems to eat all day, giving your baby expressed breastmilk ensures that they have the best source of nourishment possible.
When you have a baby – particularly an infant – you tend to feel like you’re changing nappies nonstop! It can be a challenge if your little one fusses a lot at nappy time.
In the first couple of months, my little man hated nappy time because it meant having a bare bum. He did not like being naked, even in preparation for a warm bath. He’d cry inconsolably, which would stress me out and make me dread nappy time, too.
Welcome to the Mini Mummi blog! As a new mum to a beautiful little boy, I was finding it difficult to apply conflicting advice … Between reading parenting books, listening to other mums’ (recent and otherwise) experiences, and hearing from midwives and other baby experts, I soon realised I had to decide what was best for me and my baby.