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Is It Safe…

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

2020-12-03T06:17:42+10:00March 26th, 2020|Creative Breastfeeding, Is It Safe...|

*This article is to provide general information and is not medical advice. Contact your health care professional for more information. There is never a time we feel more vulnerable than when we become mothers. Suddenly we have another life to look after that is not our own, and this feeling continues throughout our lifetime raising [...]


Does breastfeeding cause cavities?

2017-07-24T09:36:22+10:00July 4th, 2017|Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Is It Safe...|

Going crazy all over the mainstream media and social media is an article that everyone is freaking out about (and FYI I would have been too as a new mother) about breastmilk "causing" cavities. They stated that "Prolonged breastfeeding increases the risk of having dental caries." Not only does this not make any sense whatsoever [...]


Tattoos And Breastfeeding. Is It Safe? What Are The Risks?

2019-05-10T14:16:48+10:00August 27th, 2014|Is It Safe...|

I LOVE tattoos and I have quite a few! Just call me, "the tattooed Lactation Consultant"! Many women have asked me, "Can I get a tattoo while breastfeeding? What are the risks involved?" My latest tattoo! Tattoos and breastfeeding. Let's start with some facts... 1. The molecular structure of tattoo [...]


Can I drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

2019-04-17T07:43:41+10:00December 24th, 2013|Is It Safe...|

Alcohol is a big part of many societies around the world. Celebrations often include alcohol.  So where does that leave us lactating mothers? What about us?!?! Can we enjoy a glass of wine or beer? Will if affect our supply? Will it affect our babies? The following are some points to consider when thinking about drinking [...]


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