Breastfeeding Today: Our Stories

A mother’s story from Cape Town

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

GWYNNETH JACOBS, Cape Town, South Africa About me I am 37 years old and will be married for five years in February to my husband, Stanley. We got married in 2014 and shortly after that I fell pregnant with my son, Christian, who was born that December and has just turned four. I am the … Read More

Breastfeeding With Birth Injuries: My Story of Love and Endurance

Friday, November 17, 2017

Larissa Ushizima Breastfeeding is a learning process for both mother and newborn. Time, knowledge, patience, and love are needed to overcome the discomfort of the early days, until both mother and baby finally get the hang of it. I went through the learning journey while diagnosed with two birth injuries and having four major surgeries. … Read More


Friday, November 17, 2017

Rachel Bower   You sat on the sofa and watched tears leak as I told you I am a milk machine – I can only offer this, everyone says put him down, he cannot be hungry, my blood turns the milk pink, I can offer nothing else. You said milk is what he needs, you … Read More