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POWERFUL COLOSTUM - PART 1

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POWERFUL COLOSTUM - PART 1

In the 4 years between my births of Scarlett & Mylee (Mylee being 8 months old at the time of writing this) I have learnt oh so much about breastfeeding.  Hindsight & reflection of my previous breastfeeding journeys has been such a powerful tool for myself to identify where I could improve & make changes to ensure this breastfeeding journey was my best yet :) Collecting colostrum prior to birth was something that I was determined I would do this time round! And wow was it powerful... here's my story- I always knew colostrum was such an important first food...

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PODCAST: PND, business & motherhood with Jewels from milk & cookies by Jewels

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PODCAST: PND, business & motherhood with Jewels from milk & cookies by Jewels

I had the absolute pleasure of being interviewed for the Be Your Radiant Self PODCAST by Kylie Anderson. Kylie is a personal trainer, holistic health coach, reiki healer & host at the podcast. She shares topics on health and wellness, self care, spirituality and the tears and triumphs of motherhood. Have a listen as I deep dive into my personal experience with postnatal depression, how it with the catalyst for milk & cookies by Jewels... and how my business & tribe of incredible women (customers), Instagram followers & the women in my real life helped me to grow & be...

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Have you heard of 'the breast crawl'?

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Have you heard of 'the breast crawl'?

Amberley Harris @maternalinstinctsbyamberley is one of those special ones.  You know those women who give an abundance, a lot of their time & love without expecting anything in return.  She is super passionate about helping all women around Australia (and worldwide) successfully breastfeed. Midwife since 2007, breastfeeding consultant & Mama of two- this lady in my opinion is the breastfeeding fairy godmother!! If you're not following her on Instagram- please do my lovely ladies!! Click on her link here www.instragram.com/maternalinstinctsbyamberley   If you've been following myself for some time you will know I have two darling girls Chelsea (5) & Scarlett (4) ......

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I have had people say to me "You got the easy way out".

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I have had people say to me "You got the easy way out".

I stumbled across this piece written by my beautiful cousin Lucy.

I had no idea she felt this way in her early days and had been made to feel anything less than amazing for birthing her beautiful Oliver.

Her story is one that needs to be shared.  May it be a reminder that every Mama is amazing and that there is no easy way out when it comes to birth & feeding your baby. Here is her story.

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Eeeep I'm pregnant!! My 1st trimester with bub no. 3

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Eeeep I'm pregnant!! My 1st trimester with bub no. 3

Those who have followed myself for some time will know that I am super clucky!! Have been for years... my Hubby Chris & I have always known a 3rd babe was for us...but knew that we needed to focus on our energy on our Chelsea & Scarlett for a bit longer, allow milk & cookies by Jewels to grow & establish itself before I became preggers. Easier said than done when you're super clucky!! And when your line of work is supporting Mamas with all these adorable babies- you have no chance to avoid the cluckies!!  2018 has seen me...

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