Breastfeeding families come in all shapes & sizes. For some, mum and baby learn this new skill easily and for other’s things don’t go so smoothly. We want to share the real stories of breastfeeding families in Northern Ireland. Have you got a story to tell? Get in touch
For international women’s day, Rachel reflects on Belfast’s theme of “No woman left behind”, what that means for Mother’s in a society that assumes babies can be left behind and her personal plans to #PressforProgress…
Just because I breastfeed doesn’t mean it’s ok to forget me.
Breastfeeding has been one of my greatest achievements. For me, it didn’t come easy.
Continue reading “Karen & James, Lisburn”
Although it was always my intention to breastfeed I didn’t feel very well equipped when I started. I had a pretty traumatic birth Continue reading “Niamh, Aoife & Leo, Belfast”
Breastival’s pal John has been enjoying life as a stay at home Dad on shared parental leave while partner Jen gets back to work. Here he shares their story of daughter Hannah’s early arrival just over three months prior to her due date.
Continue reading “John, Jen & Hannah, Belfast”