Miriam discusses her beautiful and diverse feeding journeys , including overcoming a breast abscess which required surgery while breastfeeding, and breastfeeding while travelling in Asia.


Miriam is a breastfeeding mother and trained breastfeeding peer support counsellor in Waitaha, Aotearoa (Canterbury, New Zealand). Her breastfeeding journey includes the story of how she ended up breastfeeding from only one breast, breastfeeding someone else’s child and breastfeeding while travelling around Asia. ​She works part time (mostly at night while her daughter is asleep!) and volunteers in the community. She is passionate about health, wellbeing, breastfeeding and veganism.

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