Bradford Hospital NHS Trust’s neonatal accreditation is making a huge difference to families’ experiences. We spoke to Matron Kelly Young and Specialist Midwife in Infant Feeding Janette Westman about the impact of the standards on care for the most vulnerable babies and their families.
In this preview of her 2018 Annual Conference talk, Karin Cadwell shares findings from her new research into the impact of synthetic oxytocin and other labour interventions on breastfeeding and infant health. Book your place now.
Building on her interview on Dispatches, Patti Rundall's guest blog discusses misleading marketing of breastmilk substitutes and how we can better protect families from commercial interests.
Emma Pickett highlights the inconsistencies in infant feeding service provision across the UK, and urges readers to speak out for national leadership on infant feeding to better support health professionals, mothers, their babies and families.
Professor Amy Brown discusses breastfeeding in public in the UK and the role we all must play in creating a more welcoming environment for mothers to breastfeed whenever and wherever they wish.
Baby Friendly Director Sue Ashmore shares her thoughts on feeding pressure in the UK and how we can better support families to achieve their infant feeding goals.
To mark 2018's National Breastfeeding Celebration Week in England, our Programme Director Sue Ashmore shares her thoughts on the role we must all play in supporting, protecting and promoting breastfeeding.
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.