Viva La Velvet!

Madam Rage Velvet Jumpsuit Velvet is the hot fabric for AW16. Whether crushed, printed, or worn from head to heel, velvet dominated the catwalks and is the perfect luxurious look to wow this Christmas. Velvet dresses are a dramatic choice for nursing eveningwear and party looks. Velvet jackets and cigarette pants look classy, with playsuits in more relaxed cuts […]

MilkChic loves… Yumi

Yumi nursing dresses featured Yumi have the most fantastic selection of prints this Autumn and we love them here at MilkChic because so many of their designs are breastfeeding friendly – with gorgeous button down shirt dresses and chilled jersey wrap dresses, your nursing clothes need never be boring again! Here are three of our favourite Yumi nursing dresses: […]

Breastfeeding Friendly Halloween Costumes

Breastfeeding friendly Halloween Costume If you’ve been invited to a Halloween party, this is about the time you start panicking about what exactly you can wear, especially if your options are limited by the need for boob access. The good news is that if you’re a nursing mum planning to buy a costume off the shelf there is plenty […]

Weaned… Just like that!

 Thanks for hopping over from Sunshine Scribbles and welcome to my post for the Keep Britain Breastfeeding Scavenger Hunt Day 7 The End of the Journey; sponsors today include Close Parent who are providing an organic Close Caboo Organic Carrier, a £20 voucher from Burble Baby and a breastfeeding necklace of your choice from Baby Beads for our Grand Prize winner. Over £700 worth of goodies are up […]

My Breastfeeding Journey: Breastfeeding a Toddler

Thanks for hopping over from Sunshine Scribbles and welcome to my post for the Keep Britain Breastfeeding Scavenger Hunt Day 5 Extended Breastfeeding we have over £700 worth of breastfeeding and baby goodies up for grabs including prizes from More4Mums providing a set of ‘Hot Milk’ Lingerie, a signed hardback limited edition copy of Milky Moments and a £30 voucher from MilkChic  Full […]

Dress to Impress: What to wear when you’re breastfeeding

Lindy Bop 'Vanessa' Femme Fatale Vintage 50's Wiggle Pencil Dress Thanks for hopping over from Adventures of a Novice Mum and welcome to my post for the Keep Britain Breastfeeding Scavenger Hunt Day 3 Dress to Impress. Sponsors today include Milk and Mummy with a £50 voucher, Lorna Drew Maternity who are offering a beautiful set of nursing lingerie and Mummy Makes Milk who is offering a signed copy of her beautiful book […]

Strawberries & Cream Fashion

Strawberry Jewellery Charm It’s Wimbledon week! Celebrate this most British of sporting events with the (strawberries and) cream of breastfeeding friendly fashion and baby clothes. Shop now!

Can a ring stop you snoring? Win a Good Night Anti Snore Ring!

Angel Sleeps - There can be nothing more annoying for an exhausted new mum than finally getting to sleep only to be woken up by someone else’s snoring (or indeed their own)! This week we reviewed the Good Night Anti Snore Ring and you could win one of your own. While Mr MilkChic is a dream in so many […]

Win an Ottillie Pop Dress

Ottillie Pop Westbourne Wrap Dress £79.50 Ottillie Pop are a new favourite here at MilkChic thanks to their eyecatching prints and rich colours. Their gorgeous selection of wrap and bodycon dresses are made here in England, and Ottillie Pop are so confident in their quality workmanship that they offer a 5 year manufacturing guarantee against fraying fabrics and faulty seams! You can […]

Breastfeeding Fashion Fit for a Princess

When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge presented their new baby daughter to the world only a few hours after her birth today, Kate looked amazing in a fabulous Jenny Packham dress. #WelcomeToTheFamily — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015 With the tiny HRH Princess of Cambridge fast asleep for her journey home, and […]

Britain’s Best Baby Bag?: Designing the Perfect Mum Accessory with Cooper & Hill

A crowd design project with Cooper & Hill to create the perfect baby bag organiser for busy mums. Help us to design a contemporary baby changing bag which is beautiful as well as functional.

Black Friday Deals

It seems that Black Friday has really arrived in the UK this year, with just about everybody sending out special offers to tempt us to buy. Here’s my lowdown on some of the best deals. Everything! Amazon started the Black Friday trend in the UK and they’re still leading the way with new offers going […]

Nursing in Public: The Financial Edition

After all the debate last year about women of note featuring (or not featuring) on the UK’s banknotes, I loved finding these images of rather less famous types on international currency.

Vintage Style Nursing Dresses

 If you like to rock a vintage vibe, don’t let a little thing like breastfeeding get in the way of your style. Leave frumpy nursing dresses behind and check out these retro designs which should work just as well as specialist nursing clothes. This gorgeous fifties style comes in 3 shades and while the wrap […]

Bristol Giant Bra Boosts Air Ambulance

Earlier today, this giant chalk paint bra appeared in Cribbs Causeway for Bristol Fashion Week, in support of the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC). Fashion Week organisers are asking local shoppers to donate their unwanted bras, which will be recycled to help keep the helicopter in the air. The GWAAC helicopter is based in […]

Halloween Costumes for Babies

I know it’s early, but having noticed that a couple of my favourite Halloween Costumes have already started to sell out, I thought I’d share a few of my favourite baby costumes while I still can. Asda always has a good range – if you fancy the gorgeous skeleton onesie pictured right, get in quick […]

Ador(k)able anoraks

Great news ladies – the anorak is cool at last! Worn with everything from jeans to chic dresses, anoraks and pac-a-macs are having something of a fashion moment. Thanks to Miu Miu, the AW14 Paris catwalks were filled with practical looking waterproofs in all shapes and styles. Images: Getty From cover all ponchos (did I […]

Movember Madness

 Show your support for Movember with some fabulous fashion for the mini Mo Bros and Mo Sistas in your life… Notonthehighstreet, £12 George at ASDA, £2.50 Tesco, from £6 George at ASDA, £8 M&S, £6 Notonthehighstreet, £16 Notonthehighstreet, £18 George at ASDA, £2 Why not sign up as a MO Sista and help fight the […]

This is NOT Breastfeeding Advocacy

 This evening I saw the most beautiful image of a baby breastfeeding. It was in pastels I think – the kind of picture that jumps out from your Facebook feed. Just stunning. It was posted with the words… “If it’s important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find an EXCUSE”. […]

Guest Post: Top Tips for a Musical Halloween for Preschoolers

As a family with some serious age gaps (kids aged 4, 13 and 20…), the struggle to get the balance right at Halloween really resonates with me – small one has always loved “painting faces” but is petrified of masks and any costume that hides the face – she’s as scared of a giant Hello […]

Breastfeeding Cookbook

Win a Contented Calf Breastfeeding Recipe Book

Breastfeeding and diet can be an emotive issue – it’s damn hard to cook or eat with a newborn in tow and often the priority is calories rather than nutritional value (I Full Story »