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.


2 weeks ago

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Wonderful treat from Pinter and Martin including a hardback copy of Milky Moments 🙂
Spread it about...It's competition time, once more...

To celebrate the success of The Positive Breastfeeding Book by Amy Brown, we are giving TWO lucky winners a SET OF 15 BREASTFEEDING BOOKS published by Pinter & Martin with an RRP of over £160.😀

To enter, please:
- like Pinter & Martin on Facebook
- like & share this post
- and add 'shared' and any other optional comment below (on this post only)

2 winners will be picked at random on Monday 12th of November.

Good luck everyone!

* More info on our breastfeeding books is here:
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The Human Milk Foundation
We are proud to launch our first fundraising campaign, Tiny Birthdays! See more and donate at

We are aiming to raise funds and awareness to enable more babies to receive life-changing donated human milk. The Human Milk Foundation has already helped scores of families like Silke's. Your present can truly help make a tiny baby's future.

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In case you missed lovely Shel Banks on This Morning

Shel Banks IBCLC Lactation Consultant
I’ve been asked to post this video directly here on my page, so that it can be shared more easily.

Here I am on BBC Breakfast, on Friday 5th October 2018, talking about alcohol and breastfeeding. Very briefly!
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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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