This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000
This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000

Sarah Finnan

Life as a night nurse: ‘Parents are beginning to realise this isn’t just a service for the wealthy’
Life as a night nurse: ‘Parents are beginning to realise this isn’t just a service...

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Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000
Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000

Sarah Finnan

Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes
Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes

Sarah Finnan

Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain
Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain

Lauren Heskin

This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000
This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000

Sarah Finnan

How I found the one bikini I look forward to wearing
How I found the one bikini I look forward to wearing

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This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000
This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000

Lauren Heskin

Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert
Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert

Marie Kelly

This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market for €310,000
This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market...

Sarah Finnan

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‘Being able to breastfeed felt like a compensation for his C-section delivery’


by Rosemary MacCabe
11th Mar 2022
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Rosemary’s breastfeeding ‘journey’ starts off well and feels, in a way, like a compensation for having a C-section delivery. Mastitis follows and not-so-helpful comments that stress is one of the biggest barriers to milk production

My breastfeeding “journey”, as it is so often referred to on social media – not by me, I should say, although I am guilty of sharing the occasional selfie with boobing baby just making it into the lower right corner – goes well from the jump. I am, in that regard, exceptionally lucky. From the day after Atlas is born, I am producing colostrum rather successfully, according to the lactation consultants at the hospital. They...

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