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FEED FEARLESSLY: Emily & Hudson
Emily Smith wants you to know about Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s because it’s so uncommon it doesn’t rate a mention unless you have a pre-existing heart condition - something Emily is keen to change. “You don’t think you can go into heart failure from having a baby - but I did,” she says. She wants expectant mums to be told about the disease in their obstetrician appointments as it can be triggered by stress on the body brought on by pregnancy.
FEED FEARLESSLY: Liv, Henry & Tilly
My breastfeeding experience with twins was perhaps not the zen, calm, beautiful bonding opportunity I had pictured in my mind. In an antenatal class I remember being told on questioning the logistics of feeding two babies, not to worry, that boobs are smart and if there are two babies to feed, they would simply make enough milk to feed two babies. I took this on face value.
FEED FEARLESSLY : Gabriella & Amalia
At the age of 22 when most of us were busy living for the weekend, Gabriella was grappling with issues bigger than some of us have to face in a lifetime. Having tragically lost her adored mother to Breast Cancer the year before, Gabriella - or Gabby, as she is known to her Instagram community - was processing the news that she too, carried the genetic mutation that placed her in the ‘high risk’ category for developing the same devastating disease.