WHO and UNICEF have launched revised global Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative standards. The new guidance is underpinned by a resounding evidence that breastfeeding saves lives, with health benefits lasting well into adulthood.
In this guest blog, Hearts Milk Bank co-founder Dr Natalie Shenker discusses the evidence behind the value of donor human milk, highlighting its role in supporting babies unable to receive their mother’s own milk.
This guest blog from Cardiff University and NCT's Heather Trickey explores key lessons from a recent review of breastfeeding peer support.
Programme Director Sue Ashmore shares insight into how the Baby Friendly neonatal standards are revolutionising care for sick and preterm babies
In this Q&A preview of her 2017 Conference talk, Professor Charlotte Wright explores the latest research around when children should start solids.
2017 Conference talk preview: Dr Jane M Hawdon discusses national guidelines on identifying and managing hypoglycaemia in full term babies
Neonatal teams from around the UK share their ideas for how to improve care for sick and preterm babies and their families.
Guest post: Guidance needed on infant and young child feeding for UK families affected by disasters and emergencies
In this guest blog, Heather Trickey and Helen Gray highlight the need to plan for the care of infants and young children in emergencies in the UK.
A new survey from Unicef UK finds that more than half of Infant Feeding Leads across England have seen cuts to support services for mothers and babies.
At the close of National Breastfeeding Celebration Week, Virginia Sullivan, featured in 2017's winning BP award portrait, shares her breastfeeding story.