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Testimonial from Cora, Co. Galway

I received my order today, everything is the right size and life as a BFing mom is going to be much ... (read more)
By Cora, Galway

Prompt Refund!

Apologies for my delay in replying. Thank you very much for seeing to my refund so promptly. I have ... (read more)
By Brenda Kenny

Thanks

Thanks for getting my order out so quickly - am very comfy in my nursing bras!! Twins on the way so ... (read more)
By Emma De Faoite

Love the clothes

My order arrived this morning. Just wanted to say thanks a million for the great service and how ... (read more)
By Gillian Wilson

As usual your service is great!

Thanks Emer. I received the order yesterday and the tops are great. As usual your service is great. ... (read more)
By Caroline Massey

Order arrived promptly (as always)

I just wanted to say thank you. Not only did my order arrive promptly (as always) but they tops I or ... (read more)
By Sinead O'Rourke, Ireland

Thanks, Emer

thanks, Emer those Boob tops are the best design I've come across, breastfeeding in public is a bre ... (read more)
By Coralline

Something special to wear

Top received this morning and already in use! Thanks for your response on this - I now have somethin ... (read more)
By Siobhan L., Co. Antrim

Testimonial from Cora, Co. Galway

I received my order today, everything is the right size and life as a BFing mom is going to be much ... (read more)
By Cora, Galway

Attention to detail

Many thanks for the stroller fleece which arrived today.....When the package arrived today I was ver ... (read more)
By Seamus G., Co.Kildare

Prompt Refund!

Apologies for my delay in replying. Thank you very much for seeing to my refund so promptly. I have ... (read more)
By Brenda Kenny

Excellent service

I just wanted to say many thanks for your excellent service. My last order arrived within 36 hours o ... (read more)
By Yvonne, Drumcondra, D.9.

Speedy delivery

thanks Emer, my order arrived this morning. such speedy delivery once again, thanks for your efficie ... (read more)
By Sandra C.

Quick and easy delivery

I recieved my Buggysnuggle apple foot muff yesterday. absolutely fabulous so cosy and comfy. thanks ... (read more)
By Emma L., Westmeath.

A breath of fresh air

I would like to take this opportunity to compliment you on your service. The speed, efficiency and f ... (read more)
By Ellen, Co. Cork

Twin Pillow

The new EZ-2-Nurse pillow has arrived and so far seems to be fantastic. It makes life much much muc ... (read more)
By Sarah, Cornwall

Peanut Shell Sling

Thanks a million for the Peanut Shell Sling - it has made our lives a whole lot easier. Baby is very ... (read more)
By Naomi Cleary

Great top!

Great top! Thanks for a great service! (read more)
By Gillian B, Holland

Keep up the good work!

Thanks so much as always for your prompt response. My package arrived today. Delighted with the teet ... (read more)
By Niamh English

Looking forward to easier breastfeeding

I am really happy with the items that I have purchased and I am telling everyone that I meet about t ... (read more)
By Susan W, Shannon, Co.Clare

Thank you and Once Born

Just a quick note to thank you and Once Born for the excellent service - I received my order not 2 d ... (read more)
By Nicky, Co. Dublin

Love the clothes

My order arrived this morning. Just wanted to say thanks a million for the great service and how ... (read more)
By Gillian Wilson

Attention to detail

Many thanks for the stroller fleece which arrived today.....When the package arrived today I was ver ... (read more)
By Seamus G., Co.Kildare

Fantastic service as always!

Got my stuff yesterday! thanks a million, am loving the boob hoody! Fantastic service as always! (read more)
By Joann K.

Thank you and Once Born

Just a quick note to thank you and Once Born for the excellent service - I received my order not 2 d ... (read more)
By Nicky, Co. Dublin

great website and fantastic service

I just wanted to say thank you for a great website and fantastic service. I ordered some Boob nursi ... (read more)
By Summer

Speedy delivery

thanks Emer, my order arrived this morning. such speedy delivery once again, thanks for your efficie ... (read more)
By Sandra C.

Thanks, Emer

thanks, Emer those Boob tops are the best design I've come across, breastfeeding in public is a bre ... (read more)
By Coralline

Great service as always!

Dress arrived yesterday, it's perfect thanks. Great service as always! (read more)
By Karen Matthews

Great top!

Great top! Thanks for a great service! (read more)
By Gillian B, Holland

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Breast feeding

Breast feeding

Why is breastfeeding best for my baby?

* Breastfeeding is uniquely suited to meet both the physical and emotional needs of your baby. At your breast, your baby will find the perfect nourishment for his growing body, as well as the love and security he needs for his healthy development.
* Breast milk provides an important source of immune factors. The breastfed baby receives antibodies through his mother's milk. Breast milk also contains living cells that act against bacteria in the infant's stomach.
* Breastfed babies have fewer respiratory illnesses. They even have fewer colds. Breastfed babies are less likely to get serious illnesses like bronchitis and pneumonia.
* Breastfed babies have fewer allergies. When compared with formula feeding, total breastfeeding for six months results in a lower incidence of allergies. Breastfed babies are less likely to be troubled by eczema and nappy rash.
* Breast milk protects against illness. Breastfed babies have less gastro-enteritis, less vomiting, fewer ear infections, and fewer hospital admissions than bottle-fed infants.

Why is breastfeeding best for me?

* Breastfeeding encourages bonding. Breastfeeding provides a rich emotional experience for both mother and baby, reinforcing their need to be together. Frequent breastfeeding means lots of skin to skin contact and lots of time spent getting to know one another.
* Breast milk helps to keep baby happy and content. Because breast milk is easily digested, breastfed babies are less likely to be troubled by wind and stomach upsets. The frequent contact with their mothers through breastfeeding helps them to feel secure.
* Breast milk needs no preparation. It is always available at the right temperature. Breastfeeding is ideal for travelling and for night feeds.
* Breastfeeding helps you get back in shape. Breastfeeding makes it easier to shed the extra pounds put on during pregnancy, because the demands of milk production use up extra energy.

Facts about breastfeeding:

* Mothers milk cannot be duplicated because, in reality, no two mothers produce identical milk. Even the milk of an individual mother varies from day to day and during different times of the day - just as other fluids and systems in our bodies fluctuate.
(Harzer,G: Changing patterns of human milk lipids in the course of lactation and during the day. AM J Clin Nutr 1983; 37:612-21.)
* Human milk contributes to higher intelligence and improved motor development later in life. At age 7½ to 8 years, even when adjusted for confounding factors such as parental education, socio-economic status, gender and the need for mechanical ventilation, children who had received human milk as premature babies scored an average 8.3 points higher on IQ tests than children who had been fed formula. (Lucas 1992) In another study, of full term babies, long term intelligence and improved motor development directly correlated with duration of breastfeeding. (Lucas, A et al. Breastmilk and subsequent intelligence quotient in children born preterm. Lancet 1992; 339:261-64. Rogan, W. and Gladen, B. Breastfeeding and cognitive development. Early Human Dev 1993; 31:181-93.)
* Breastfeeding mothers talk to, touch and interact more with their babies. Studies show that they also respond more quickly to their babies cries and are more affectionate towards their babies. (Virden,S.F. The relationship between infant feeding method and maternal role adjustment. J Nurs Midwif 1988;33(1):31-35.)
* Research has shown that breastfed children are less susceptible to dental cavities than their bottle-fed counterparts and are less likely to need orthodontic treatments. (Labbok, M.H., Hendershot, G.E.: Does breastfeeding protect against malocclusion? An analysis of the 1981 Child Health Supplement to the National Health Interview Survey. Am J Prev Med 1987;3 (4):227-232
* There is evidence that both in the developing and developed world, breastfeeding protects against gastro-enteritis. A recent study (Howie P.W. 1990) concluded that breastfeeding during the first 13 weeks of life confers protection against gastrointestinal illness for up to one year of age. (Howie, P.W. et al. B M J 1990;300:11-16)

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