From Practical Parenting: Mum Promotes Safe Breastfeeding After Accidentally Starving Baby

She hopes her story helps other mums out there. – by Livia Gamble

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A mother has shared her heartbreaking story to help promote safe breastfeeding.

Fed Is Best shared mum Alex Morey’s story on their Facebook page to help prevent “unintended, accidental starvation from exclusive breastfeeding.”

Feeding her son every 45 minutes, Ralph was shocked at her son Ralph’s two-month checkup, where she was told he was below the first percentile in weight.

“He was starving,” the mum writes, but “I had no idea”.