Alison Thewliss MP's formula marketing bill is designed to ensure that parents receive clear, scientific and factual information about formula milk.
In this guest blog, lactation consultant Emma Pickett explores what's "normal" in the first week with a newborn, and encourages mums to trust their baby and their own instincts.
The Hearts Milk Bank, opening in 2017, will help provide vital donor breastmilk to neonatal units for preterm babies who desperately need it
We've launched a new campaign to call on the UK Government to build an environment supportive of breastfeeding. Add your voice today.
In light of new research about the benefits of breastfeeding, Sue Ashmore discusses why we need change the way we talk about breastfeeding.
This World Breastfeeding Week we're highlighting the importance of breastfeeding support in giving children the best start in life.
It's important that both starting and ending breastfeeding are seen as part of a loving, reciprocal relationship between mum and baby.
To tackle the UK's low breastfeeding rates, we need to support communities to understand, value and normalise breastfeeding.
Support from family and wider society can have a huge impact on a woman's ability and decision to breastfeed.
Advice that babies must follow a strict three-hourly breastfeeding routine is causing mothers distress and guilt,and reducing breastfeeding rates.