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National Breastfeeding Celebration Week 2016

Posted by Zena Taylor on

  #celebratebreastfeeding   This extended week is an opportunity for mothers, breastfeeding supporters and health professionals to come together and share what works well to support breastfeeding in local communities. The week incorporates two weekends and concludes on Monday 27th June.  At a national level the aim is to raise awareness of the health and wellbeing benefits of breastfeeding for mothers, their infants and the long term public health for everyone.     This year National Breastfeeding Celebration Week is concentrating on how ‘everyone in local communities can support mothers to breastfeed, whenever and wherever they are’. The week provides...

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Milky Moments

Posted by Zena Taylor on

Hi folks just a quick blog on my new super-duper Christmas present from the hubster!   Milky Moments is written by Ellie Stoneley and illustrated by Jessica D'Alton Goode, and was first published in 2015. There are so many breastfeeding books/texts out there for mothers. I was so delighted to find this colourful book at my local La Leche League meeting. I had to get it to share with my toddler!     The book beautifully illustrates moments of breastfeeding and closeness with mothers, babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers in a variety of different situations and settings. There is truly a...

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Will My Breastmilk Jewellery Discolour?

Posted by Zena Taylor on

Since launching The Milky Way, this is the most commonly asked question! Here is a little more information...   When I receive your precious breastmilk it is carefully pasteurised, halting any bacterial growth in your milk and preventing it from "going off". It is then combined with high-quality jewellery-grade resin using a special technique perfected by The Milky Way. The end result is a shimmering pearly-white to creamy-white piece of hard resin jewellery that reflects the unique characteristics of your own breastmilk.   The photo below shows two Breastmilk Beads by The Milky Way - a new product on the left, and my own original breastmilk bead on...

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The Milky Blog

Posted by Zena Taylor on

Welcome to the Milky Blog :)   Milky Musings from the Milky Way including creating Bespoke Breastmilk Jewellery, Breastfeeding, Attachment Parenting, Baby-Lead Living and all things Milky...     You can follow The Milky Blog on Feedburner  https://feeds.feedburner.com/TheMilkyBlog       Shop for The Milky Way Breastmilk Jewellery and Keepsakes

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