Books, birth, breastfeeding
Friday, 20 January 2017
Talking about breastfeeding: ways of changing the conversation
"My friend/colleague/doctor has looked into it and says there is no convincing evidence of benefit for breastfeeding in high-income c...
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
The WBTi report on breastfeeding in the UK - and why we need it
Since I got back from the Unicef Baby Friendly conference last week, it’s all been a bit eventful in the breastfeeding world – there was a...
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Not #scientificandfactual at all – how UK breastmilk substitute ads to health workers break the rules
Most readers of my blog will know that in the UK infant formula (first stage, or from birth formula) cannot be marketed to parents, or be d...
Friday, 20 November 2015
UNICEF Baby Friendly conference 2015 - the morning after
I'm back at my desk after two days at the UNICEF Baby Friendly conference 2015 in Harrogate. Like last year I've come away enthused...
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Why shouldn't formula companies sponsor training events for health workers?
An event is taking place in Manchester tomorrow - billed as a Journal of Family Health Care 'free conference bringing together health a...
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