“Tofli, Jasadi”: My Child, My Body

Infant Feeding beliefs and practices of Arabic mothers in Australia By Amanda Rehayem UTS:Midwifery students Rachel, Judy and Amanda (Source: Anna Zhu) The theme of World Breastfeeding Week in 2016 focuses on how breastfeeding encourages us to think about how to value our well-being from the start of life, how to respect each other and careContinue reading ““Tofli, Jasadi”: My Child, My Body”

Tips from a Midwife: top reasons to breastfeed

By Rosemarie Hogan Director of Midwifery Studies and Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Midwifery at UTS When it comes to food, the science is clear – there’s nothing better than breast milk for your baby. The benefits of breastfeeding extend well beyond basic nutrition. Photo: David Leo Veksler on Flickr 1. Breastmilk provides all the foodContinue reading “Tips from a Midwife: top reasons to breastfeed”