We’ve already reported on the UK government’s initiative to encourage UK mums to breastfeed their babies, due to the low proportion of UK mums who start or stick with it for the minimum recommended 13 weeks (and ideally six months). A new resource has come on to the market that […]

New CD aims to boost confidence and understanding of breastfeeding ...

Would any mum do the same in supermodel Salma Hayek’s position? On a recent tour of Sierra Leone, Salma Hayek came to the aid of an African mother who was unable to provide breast milk for her own baby. As Salma has only recently weaned her own baby Valentina, she […]

Salma Hayek comes to rescue of African mum, breastfeeds her ...

Thanks in part to continue stigma, and sometimes simply practical issues, it can be difficult at the best of times for a new mum to breastfeed in public. However, the problem is exacerbated among lower-income workers, according to US-based Corporate Voices for Working Families. It has therefore launched an initiative […]

New programme to help lower-income mums to breastfeed at work

Expectant mums across the UK will have access to a new breastfeeding resource thanks to a collaboration between the Department of Health and child health charity Best Beginnings. The From Bump to Breastfeeding – following real mothers’ stories to find out how DVD gives positive and practical information to encourage […]

UK government supports “From Bump to Breastfeeding” DVD

A lot of people think that nursing clothing is maternity clothing. It isn’t. In fact, it looks just like your casual attire. The only difference is that, nursing clothing is designed with specially concealed openings. It makes breastfeeding and feeding in public more comfortable and unobtrusive. This special bonding time doesn’t […]

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