Milk Meg Video: How can I stop breastfeeding over-night?!

2019-02-11T10:57:09+00:00February 11th, 2019|Creative Breastfeeding|

Have questions about gentle night-weaning without cry it out or sleep training? In previous blog posts I have written about sleep including this topic of night-weaning! I have put a brief overview of my recommended approach to gentle night-weaning in this video. This is video #3 in my “Keep On Boobin’ With The Milk Meg” [...]

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When frequent night-waking is not normal. Breastfeeding a baby with sleep apnoea…

2019-02-01T12:06:34+00:00November 6th, 2018|Sleep Challenges|

I am constantly going on about how frequent night-waking (especially for breastfed children) is normal. The biocultural and biological norm. However I do also talk about how there are many different reasons that a baby's night-waking could be deemed "abnormal". Regardless of what is happening culturally around the child or what human babies do naturally, [...]

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Your child is not “protesting”…they are crying. The language sleep trainers use and the damage it causes.

2019-02-01T13:56:12+00:00July 14th, 2018|Attachment Parenting, Creative Breastfeeding, Sleep Challenges|

(*Not ALL sleep consultants use this language. If you help parents with sleep and you don't use this language or leave babies to cry then that's great!) If you live in a developed nation and are currently raising children then you are well aware of the obsession we have with sleep. There are many [...]

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How to be a new breastfeeding mother without losing your shit…

2019-02-01T12:15:06+00:00December 19th, 2017|Attachment Parenting, Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Creative Breastfeeding, Sleep Challenges, Tips to Settle Your Baby|

Often times we feel overwhelmed because we don't know what to expect! We are told 5,694 different ways to do things as a mother and then we're given unrealistic expectations of what babies do. So here IS what to expect with your new breastfed baby... Spend the first few weeks (the first month preferably) just hanging [...]

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9 Reasons you should keep breastfeeding your child to sleep…

2018-10-15T06:55:20+00:00February 17th, 2016|Sleep Challenges|

*Just a little note to start with. When I say, "SHOULD breastfeed to sleep at night." I am not talking about the babies who naturally just don't fall asleep breastfeeding or those who find that it just doesn't work for them. Don't worry, your kid is still normal even if they don't fall asleep at the [...]

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And then you were done…An open letter to my 3 year old, almost weaned, youngest little boy…

2017-07-24T09:36:26+00:00November 30th, 2015|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding Toddlers|

I could never really believe that you were going to be my final baby. But I know now. I know as I wrap you up in my arms. As I make up little apple slices for your snack. As I hold your hand to cross the street. And as I bring you to my breast. [...]

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Common Breastfeeding Criticisms And The Research To Bust Them!

2018-10-07T13:20:00+00:00July 3rd, 2015|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding in Public, Common Breastfeeding Challenges|

As breastfeeding mothers we hear criticism and questionings from family, friends and strangers frequently.  I wanted to hear from mothers out there on the negative statements and questions people have said to them. I received over 350 comments from people on Facebook when I asked this question!  Here are some of their answers and my [...]

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Breastfeeding Three Year Old Triplets!

2017-07-24T09:36:27+00:00November 18th, 2014|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding Toddlers, Breastfeeding Triplets|

"In a few days my triplets will be three years old. They are walking and talking, they are inquisitive and socialised, they eat three meals plus snacks and drink from a cup, they have all their teeth, they are independent. And they are breastfed. Yes, still..." Davina is one of my breastfeeding idols. Her triplets have never [...]

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My Response To The Doctor’s “New” Methods Of Sleep Training And Scheduled Feedings…

2018-10-07T13:14:11+00:00August 20th, 2014|Sleep Challenges|

Well, another mainstream media article about sleep training and cry it out is now making the rounds online again. Doctors telling people their babies need to be fed on four hourly schedules and left to cry so they can self-settle. When will this insanity stop?! When will this rubbish stop being published? Give these poor sleep deprived parents [...]

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Breastfeeding My Two Year Old…And Why Gentle Weaning Is Not Just About “When He Is Ready”.

2019-02-13T12:19:04+00:00August 4th, 2014|Breastfeeding Toddlers, Weaning|

"Many times I have heard mothers say, 'I will wean him when he is ready to stop'.  This sounds beautiful and I do agree to a certain extent but don't get me wrong...weaning a child is not just about them.  Breastfeeding is a relationship..." Yes. I am "still" breastfeeding. It's quite funny to me how [...]

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Attachment Parenting Triplets! Breastfeeding To Natural Term, Co-Sleeping And Baby-Wearing!

2017-07-24T09:36:28+00:00July 16th, 2014|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding Triplets|

š"I never expressed and bottle fed. It was always me doing co- sleeping and breast feeding.” Jess is pretty much my attachment parenting idol.  She has done attachment parenting with all six of her children, including her triplets!  Jess said, "I never knew that it was attachment parent back then. But I felt strong instincts [...]

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Please, Please Mama…Pick Up Your Crying Baby

2017-07-24T09:36:28+00:00July 7th, 2014|Attachment Parenting, Tips to Settle Your Baby|

This past week I saw two different women pushing crying babies in their prams.  One woman was walking around the shops with her baby crying and crying as she talked on her phone, trying to get her little one to sleep without having to hold or feed her. I wanted to cry for that baby who just wanted [...]

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Operation Gentle Night Wean! Video Diary of Meg’s Night Weaning Experiences…

2017-07-24T09:36:28+00:00June 18th, 2014|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding Toddlers, Breastfeeding Videos, Sleep Challenges, Weaning|

THE TIME HAS (almost) COME!!! I am exhausted! I have been breastfeeding Mini The Milk throughout the night for 25 months now WITHOUT LYING DOWN! He hates to breastfeed lying down so the, "whip the boob out and fall back to sleep" like I did with my other two boys has not worked for me [...]

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My baby is broken! Please fix him!

2019-02-06T08:57:37+00:00November 6th, 2012|Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Sleep Challenges, Tips to Settle Your Baby|

 THE CRYING BABY *This is an excerpt from my book, "Boobin' All Day...Boobin' All Night. A Gentle Approach to Sleep For Breastfeeding Families". Available on all online bookstores including Amazon HERE!  Is it colic? Is he allergic to something in my milk? What is happening?!  You have tried it all. Breastfeeding, rocking, pacing the [...]

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