The recipe for mother's milk is an ancient, powerful, healing formula. Science hasn’t perfected the formula yet and there’s still so much to discover about its magnificent wonders. It’s a recipe that female bodies have been developing for 300 million years, no wonder it contains so much…magic.
My whole world as I knew it was flipped upside down when I was gifted with the precious responsibility of Motherhood. “Congratulations Charlene, you will now be known as Elijah’s mummy” the Health Visitor said. In that moment I didn’t realise the fear this instilled in me. The loving bond I have with my son is nothing I’ve ever experienced before but does Charlene just disappear? What about my life goals and dreams that I still want to accomplish?
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Breast milk is important to a baby's growth and development. When moms cannot breastfeed frequently, due to travel or work, breast pumping is the next best option to providing essential minerals found in breast milk. Handling breast pumps can be just as essential. If breast pump parts are not cared for properly mold and bacteria can build up. And if the parts are not cleaned or sanitized properly your baby can get sick.