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Category: Help & Advice

Coping With Mastitis

Posted: 11th April 2018

Mastitis occurs in every three breastfeeding mothers, and can be confused with breast infection which is not always the case. Mastitis means inflammation of the breast and happens when a blocked duct does not clear and causes swelling and redness. There are various signs and …

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Expressing Breastmilk: The Ultimate Guide

Posted: 4th April 2018

Getting started – Using a breast pump is relatively simple, but it is something that you must learn and be patient with. We’ve taken the time to put together a list of tips that will help you get into your pumping routine and make the …

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Feeding a baby with Down’s Syndrome

Posted: 20th March 2018

Information from the Down’s Syndrome Association –  https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/ It is a myth that babies with Down’s syndrome cannot breastfeed. Many babies with Down’s syndrome are now breastfed. Sometimes breastfeeding is established easily with no more problems than with any other baby. Sometimes breastfeeding a baby …

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8 reasons to hire an Ardo hospital grade breastpump

Posted: 12th February 2018

There are many advantages to hiring a breast pump from Ardo: 1. Hospital Credentials Ardo is proud to be an approved supplier to the NHS. We are accessible and approved on many NHS frameworks for the provision of our products to NHS Hospitals. 2. Help …

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Mumsnet Best Breast Pump 2018 Winners!

Posted: 29th January 2018

We’re proud to be awarded the Mumsnet Best Breast Pump 2018 for our Ardo Calypso Double Plus breast pump. You can read the review here. We’d like to extend our thanks to all our customers, new and old, consumer and professional, for their continued support …

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Fantastic Reviews from myBirthBox

Posted: 16th January 2018

We recently sent the folks at myBirthBox some Amaryll Start manual breast pumps, and we’ve received some fantastic positive reviews: “myBirthBox independent testers rated the pump 8.8/10”. “Our testers found the pump to be more powerful than expected and handy to take out in the …

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18 clues you may be the parent of a Precious First Born

Posted: 5th July 2017

Do you recognise yourself, the mums at Ardo can definitely relate to some of these…. Precious First Born-ing (verb): an intensive state of parenting in which the afflicted adult becomes alarmingly obsessed with (among other things) the safety, nutrition and intellectual development of their offspring.  …

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15 things to do while you are waiting for your baby to arrive

Posted: 15th May 2017

Whilst your still pregnant here is a great list by Mumsnet of things to do or get done before your baby arrives. Because afterwards… well, no sleep or time etc! http://www.mumsnet.com/pregnancy/15-things-to-do-in-last-few-days-of-pregnancy  

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Expressing Breast Milk with Sore Nipples

Posted: 5th April 2017

This post is part of a series of case studies on the Carum Breastpump by Lactation Consultant Marliese Pepe-Truffer (IBCLC) for Ardo. The case studies show how the Carum Hospital-grade Breastpump has been used by mums to help overcome various breastfeeding problems. The 37-year-old second-time mum …

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Lactation Consultants: How they Help Breastfeeding and Expressing Mums

Posted: 15th March 2017

Lactation consultants are professional breastfeeding specialists trained to teach mothers how to feed their baby. They offer a wide range of services, which include everything from how to increase milk supply to help with latching on and breastfeeding positions. They can also devise special feeding strategies …

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