Breastfeeding

The Ten Types of Breastfeeding Mother I Was

Lucy Tomlinson | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Tomlinson

It's never straightforward, I was never just one type of breastfeeder. In exactly the same way I'm not just one type of mother or one type of person. I'm lots, all at once sometimes. Like everyone else. Phew, think I need a lie down.

Breastfeeding Spray Tan Fail Mum Hits Back At Critics

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Parents

The mum whose photo of her breastfeeding spray tan fail went viral has defended her decision to share the snap. Gemma Colley breastfed her son fou...

Suspending BBC Breastfeeding Row DJ Alex Dyke Is 'Jeremy Clarkson All Over Again'

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

A petition to reinstate a BBC presenter who was taken off air for his controversial remarks on breastfeeding has gone live. Radio Solent DJ Alex D...

BBC DJ Taken Off Air After Claiming 'Breastfeeding Is Unnatural, It's Not A Great Look'

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Parents

UPDATE: Suspending BBC Breastfeeding Row DJ Alex Dyke Is 'Jeremy Clarkson All Over Again' A BBC radio presenter has been suspended after declaring ...

'Milksharing' Is Becoming Increasingly Popular Among Breastfeeding Mums

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Parents

Mums who are unable to breastfeed are turning to "milksharing" sites to ensure their babies are getting the best start in life, according to a new stu...

Woman Breastfeeds Live On TV, Everyone Freaks Out

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Parents

Having given birth just 11 weeks ago, Irish news presenter Dil Wickremasinghe decided to return to TV to breastfeeding her son live on air. Speakin...

Struggling To Breastfeed? You're Not Alone

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Parents

Kimberley Walsh has opened up about how she struggled to breastfeed her son Bobby. The 33-year-old singer said before she gave birth she assumed br...

Hilaria Baldwin Supports Breastfeeding Week With Adorable Pic

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Parents

Hilaria Baldwin supported World Breastfeeding Week by sharing a photo feeding her sleepy-eyed seven-week-old son Rafael. As the tot laid peacefull...

Ten Reasons Why Breastfeeding and Urinating are Not the Same

Sian Ganly | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Parents
Sian Ganly

There is no comparison between breastfeeding and urinating. None. They are in no way, shape or form the same thing. Two completely different bodily functions, two completely different purposes.

Parents Share Adorable (And Hilarious) Snaps Of Their #MilkDrunkBaby

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Parents

Parents have been sharing #milkdrunkbaby photos showing their babies half asleep and smugly satisfied with a belly full of milk. The trend was star...

How Seven Women Initiated Breastfeeding Support For Women Worldwide

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Parents

When you see mothers breastfeeding it's easy to assume mastering the art of feeding was a pain-free task. But although the many new mums will try ...

Breastfeeding in the Age of Equality

Vanessa Olorenshaw | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Parents
Vanessa Olorenshaw

At these various gatherings, I found real help in the nourishing company of fellow mothers engaged in mothering in the most old-fashioned of ways. None are intimidatingly seemingly perfect in every way - we are mothers who are doing our best and good enough is good enough.

Instagram Chose The Wrong Week To Ban These Breastfeeding Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Parents

Mums have rallied around a birth photographer whose Instagram account was shut down after she shared breastfeeding photos ... during World Breastfeedi...

Mum Who Breastfeeds 6-Year-Old Daughter: 'I've Been Called A Paedophile'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Parents

A mother who breastfeeds her 6-year-old daughter, says she has been called a paedophile after sharing her story online. Maha Al Musa, 52, says she ...

We Are Not Rivals

Claire Kirby | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

To the mother who breastfed her baby until they needed it no more; I know the amazing feeling that comes with knowing your little one is getting everything they need from you. Your body is an incredible thing. I know too, the sheer exhaustion you have felt when it's all down to you, your nipples are cracked, and you don't get a break. We are not rivals.

This Is What Happens When You Breastfeed Too Soon After A Spray Tan

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

A breastfeeding mum has revealed how she accidentally ended up giving her baby the appearance of having 5’oclock shadow. Gemma Colley revealed h...

Trump: The Voice of Business on Breastfeeding and Work

Jessica Shortall | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents
Jessica Shortall

While many of his public statements run contrary to conventional political wisdom, Trump is accurately representing the voice of American business on this one. Many CEOs, managers, co-workers, and human resources professionals all over the country are following the same playbook when it comes to new mothers who need to pump breastmilk while on the job.

Primark Breastfeeding Row Mother Charged With Perverting The Course Of Justice

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

A mother, who claimed her nursing baby was torn from her breast by a Primark security guard, has been charged with an offence. Caroline Starmer, 2...

Woman Breastfeeds Her Baby Like A Regular Mum... Whilst Working In Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents

Argentinian politician Victoria Donda Perez, has been praised online after a photo emerged of her breastfeeding her eight-month-old daughter during a ...

I Am Not Defined by Feeding

Jo Eden | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents
Jo Eden

Am I the only mother that doesn't define herself by a feeding method? I'm not a breastfeeder, I'm not a bottle feeder. I'm a mum. I don't need to state my feeding method to be accepted or validated by society.

An Open Letter to Formula Feeders

Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents
Laura Powell-Corbett

You decided you wanted to formula feed from birth because you were ready to get your body back? Great. Good for you and while you're at it get your other half involved in the night feeds because they no longer have the excuse that they aren't lactating.

Tamara Ecclestone's Brelfie Is Back

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

Tamara Ecclestone has shared a second photo of herself breastfeeding 16-month-old daughter, following the commotion caused by her last brelfie. Bac...

Photo Series Shows Bottle Feeding Is Beautiful Too

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Parents

Breastfeeding photos capture a beautifully touching moment of a mother spending quality time with her baby. But although Nikke Whitman - a photogra...

10 Things I Love About Breastfeeding

Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Parents
Laura Powell-Corbett

To the random mum on the street I've never met - I don't care about how you feed your baby all I care is that you do feed your baby. I don't care that you don't care how I feed mine, but let me assure you mine is fed (and fed and fed and fed but that's another story.)

Breast Milk Delivery Service Just Made Flexible Working For Mums Easier

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Parents

Some companies are pretty understanding when it comes to meeting the flexible working needs of being a new mum. But IBM has taken it one step furt...