Guide: Nursing Master Class – Weaning off to formula

We started attempting to wean after Baby E turned 13 months. The journey was a long one which was to be expected since she took 6 months to take to a bottle. We tried Aptamil, Karihome Goat’s Milk and Nan, before we took a break for 2-3 months because I felt heartbroken seeing her heave…

Guide: Nursing 201 – Breast Milk Pumps Review Part 2

This is a continuation of my previous post and in this post I will review the next 2 pumps that I used: Spectra 9S and Spectra S2+. My third pump: Spectra 9 Some may be confused because there is a wide range of names for this pump. There is Spectra S9+, Spectra 9S, Spectra 9S+…

Guide: Nursing 201 – Breast Milk Pumps Review Part 1

I was what some would call a fanatic in nursing. I believed in total breastfeeding and never supplemented until Baby E was past 1 year old. Then we got on a long journey of trying to get Baby E to accept fresh milk or formula of any sort because work was causing supply to drop…

Guide: Nursing 101 – Good to Knows and Essentials

So you intend to nurse… Good on you! Nursing is very effort intensive and contrary to what some daddies may think (Oh you just lie around doing nothing!), it’s actually very tiring to breast feed and it saps away all your time. This post includes some good to knows that I gathered over my 18-month…