Is It Safe…

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 [...]