Barbara Roberts, Homeopath

Saturday Morning Musings

As many of you will know, I am back working two days a week as a Pharmacist. Community Pharmacy is unique and can be challenging, and is, I believe, undervalued by many both in and out of Healthcare. Pharmacy is the resource that is there 5, 6 or 7 days a week, where you can go for free advice with a healthcare professional and no appointment. Not only do Pharmacists know lots about drugs, they have a great knowledge of …

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Over abundant milk supply

It’s World Breastfeeding week! Yesterday we talked about not having enough milk, today I want to discuss when you have too much milk. This is a common problem early in the breastfeeding journey when your body is figuring out how much milk this new baby needs. While those with a low milk supply may think this is good thing to have it can still cause problems. Baby may choke on a high flow of milk, or swallow lots of air …

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Low milk supply

It’s World Breastfeeding Week! There is plenty of scientific evidence these days showing the benefits of breastmilk. I’m not going to go into that further. Knowing that breastfeeding is good for your baby and wanting to breastfeed does not mean this will come easy. Breastfeeding is a skill and something you and your baby learn together- a second or subsequent child may have a different latch, different style of feeding, whether position or frequency and duration, and your feelings about …

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