Milky Moments is a beautiful rhyming picture book for children and their families. Written by Ellie Stoneley, the book tells stories of family life and depicts breastfeeding as a very normal part of it. With hand painted illustrations by Jessica D’Alton Goode, Milky Moments was published in May 2015 by Pinter and Martin.

The first print run sold out, and the book is now available worldwide on every major book site online and from many independent (and chain booksellers). Milky Moments received a warm welcome from parents, children and healthcare professionals and only 5 star reviews from around the world. Cards and limited edition signed and numbered prints are now for sale on this site, along with a numbered collectable knitted bear called Eric (he stars in the book), and collectable felted nursing dolls. You can also find you all you need to know about buying a copy of Milky Moments on this website.

A Vote for Breastfeeding

Voting for the 2015/16 Children’s book of the year in the prestigious People’s Book Prize is now open … until the day of the award ceremony on 12th July. Please do consider voting, and telling everyone you know to, for Milky Moments.

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Awards & Reviews

Milky Moments WON the Children’s Book of the Year award at the prestigious People’s Book Prize. This is hugely exciting. The winners are chosen entirely by public vote, which makes the award all the more wonderful and very humbling!! 2016-07-12-21-09-32Hurrah! Thank you!
and oh my word, it’s so important for a little rhyming picture book for children depicting daily family life with breastfeeding as just a normal part of what goes on. The awards were broadcast by Sky TV and were hosted by Sir Frederick Forsyth, Ellie and Jessica both attended and were totally overwhelmed to win.

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Top tips from LLLGB ... handy with the festive season upon us! ... See MoreSee Less

There is no need to pump and dump after drinking alcohol. This article helps you consider the contradictory advice about breastmilk and alcohol. www.laleche.org.uk/alcohol-and-breastfeeding/

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Worried that your breastfed baby is feeding too much? Here's some reassurance and alternative signs you can look out for to check whether they are getting enough milk <3

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Sharing this ... but always be sure you really want to be involved before you respond to the media though.

"Did you want to breastfeed but had to give up because the support wasn't there? Do you think not being able to breastfeed has affected your mental health? The BBC is looking into how women are being failed by cuts to breastfeeding support services. If this has been your experience, please contact them on 0161 335 6504, Victoria.farncombe@bbc.co.uk or @vickyfarncombe"
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A glorious post from the wonderful Hearts Milk Bank ... ... See MoreSee Less

More milk left our lab today than in the whole of September! That means that more babies across our region will have donor milk in their tummies tonight, giving their mums chance to recover and establ...

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Milky Moments is for sale worldwide ... if you're in the UK best to buy from the publisher (Pinter and Martin) direct (or Waterstones, WH Smiths etc online) ... or if you're anywhere else in the world then try the Book Depository or Wordery (often they have free delivery) ... but both the hard and paperback book are available on Amazon and other platforms ... Milky Moments cards and posters are available from my little online shop at MilkyMomentsbooks.com ... THANK YOU so much for your enthusiasm and love for this little book 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Milky Moments by Ellie Stoneley and illustrated by Jessica D’Alton Goode

“A delightful picture book that normalizes breastfeeding for young children. I was entranced by the images; they brought me back to my own childhood which was surrounded by family, nursing women and a feeling of happiness and love.”Jacque Gerrard, Director for England, Royal College of Midwives

“A welcome addition to many a bookshelf.” La Leche League, GB

“the words capture everything I’ve ever wanted to tell my children about breastfeeding” – Claire, mother of two.

At home, in hospital or out and about, every beautifully illustrated scene tells a story about day-to-day family life and loving milky moments.

Heart-warming, enchanting and fun, with a small bear called Eric to find on every page, this is a book to treasure that children will love to explore time and again.

With careful attention paid to positioning, Milky Moments also gently educates and informs about breastfeeding, whatever your age.

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