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Category: Help & Advice

How perineal massage can help prepare you for labour

Posted: 29th July 2021

Do you have a birth plan? For many women, having a birth plan can be a reassuring idea. On the other hand, there are women with no set plan in place, they just want to go with the flow. However, whichever direction your birth story …

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Whilst you protect your baby, Ardo Care Lanolin protects you!

Posted: 14th July 2021

Being a new mum can be a bit of a whirlwind, so we’re going to be direct here – do you have sore nipples? We’re asking, because if so, we can help! And rest assured, you’re not alone! Painful nipples for breastfeeding and expressing mums …

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Help to get pregnant if you are struggling to conceive!

Posted: 3rd February 2021

Are you trying for a baby? Well, out of every 100 couples trying for a baby, 80 to 90 will get pregnant within one year, but the rest will take longer, or may need help with trying to conceive. (Source, NHS.) Are you one of …

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Electric Breast pumps, which one to choose?

Posted: 11th November 2020

Choosing an Electric Breast pump and deciding on whether to hire or buy a pump can be difficult to decide. There are several factors to consider before making a choice: Is it easy to operate? Can I use the electric breast pump for single and double …

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Posted: 28th August 2020

THE LET-DOWN REFLEX by Cordelia Uys   The anatomy of your breasts. There are several ducts on the inside of your nipples which branch out into your breasts; at the end of the ducts are a multitude of alveoli containing milk producing cells. These cells …

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“The best £30 we have ever spent.”

Posted: 29th July 2020

As well as award-winning breastpumps, Ardo is also the UK distributor of the new and innovative trying to conceive (TTC) product, the FERTI·LILY Conception Cup. There has been fantastic feedback from FERTI·LILY customers about their success in getting pregnant, and we would like to share …

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Antenatal Expressing – what you need to know

Posted: 9th July 2020

You may not know this, but there are special circumstances in which you may need to express breastmilk in the final few weeks of your pregnancy. It is called Antenatal Expressing, and there are different reasons for doing so. It is advocated by some NHS …

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Breastfeeding and Expressing with Covid-19

Posted: 20th May 2020

What an unprecedented time we are living in. When you decided to have a baby and thought about all the things which might come with that tiny little person, Covid-19 was certainly not on your list of things to prepare for. However, there are ways …

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Samira and Sienna – breastfeeding and expressing journey

Posted: 2nd April 2020

Let’s talk breastfeeding. It can be a magical and smooth journey for some mothers, and for the rest, it can be such an excruciating experience! For me, it was honestly so hard physically and mentally. I can’t even explain the pain in those early days, …

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Induced Lactation and Relactation – The Great Unknowns!

Posted: 25th February 2020

Relactation and induced lactation seem to be the great unknowns for parents and parents-to-be in pregnancy, birthing, and feeding baby. They are not subjects commonly discussed, however, they are very exciting processes which enable women – even those who have not been pregnant before – …

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