Breastfeeding

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...

Who Is Judging Who?

Reneé Davis | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Parents
Reneé Davis

Judgement. I've heard this word so much since becoming a mum, and have often felt that other women think I'm judging them. That they think I'm some kind of supermum who has it all sorted, and by default that means I look down at what they do.

Pro-Breastfeeding Site Just Shut Down Over Primark Nursing Row

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

• Primark says CCTV shows no evidence of alleged incident • Primark Facebook page inundated with abuse and accusations • 'Saddened' Free to ...

Breastfeeding Row Has Given Birth To 'Hate Campaign' Against Primark

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

• Primark says CCTV shows no evidence of alleged incident • Free to Feed demands to view footage and calls for witnesses • Primark Facebook ...

Primark Deny Allegations Nursing Mother's Child Was Snatched From Her Breast

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Breastfeeding Row Has Given Birth To 'Hate Campaign' Against Primark Primark has responded to allegations of an incident in which a woman s...

Primark Security Guard 'Physically Removed Baby From Nursing Mother'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Primark Deny Allegations Nursing Mother's Child Was Snatched From Her Breast Discount clothing store Primark is investigating allegations a...

Breastfeeding: A Wardrobe Dilemma! Here Are the Shopping Rules to Follow...

Faye Jacobs | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents
Faye Jacobs

So, you are out of your maternity clothes, and are now facing an entirely new wardrobe crisis. The breast feeding wardrobe... Something you didn't prepare for when you were pregnant, bet you thought you would just wear your old clothes didn't you!

Mum Who Was Told Breastfeeding In The Pool Was 'Unhygienic' Receives Apology

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Parents

A holiday park has issued an apology to a mother who was asked to stop breastfeeding her son in the swimming pool. Holly Mayes, 21, was in the poo...

My Experiences of Being a Failed Breastfeeder

Lisa Roberts | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents
Lisa Roberts

I want to share my experiences of breastfeeding to highlight some of the issues I faced and urge new mums not to feel guilty if they cannot breastfeed. Also, influencers to new mums should provide more practical advice at every stage and relieve as much guilt as possible!

Student 'Censored' By School After Her Breastfeeding Artwork Removed From Display During Ramadan

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A student says she has been "censored" by her school after her breastfeeding artwork was not displayed in a communal space alongside other pupils' pai...

'Ultimate Breastfeeding Cafe' Set To Open In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Parents

A young mum is appealing for funding to open a breastfeeding café named "The Milk Lounge" after being too embarrassed to feed her son in public. C...

Your Baby's First Month

Parentdish UK | Hilary Pereira | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Getty Congratulations! After nine months of hope and anxiety, spiced up with a liberal dose of hormones, your baby has finally arrived. Taki...

Keeping Abreast of the Feeding

Kate Shippey | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents
Kate Shippey

You see, it is a very different situation when baby arrives. It's generally not until you've had more than one child that you get a bit of confidence in you to voice what you want and what's going to be best for you and baby.

Breastfeeding: Advice For New Mums

Parentdish UK | Pip Jones | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

It can be a bit of an eye opener when, after years of lacy bras and push up contraptions, you have a baby and suddenly realise – properly real...

MP Urges TOWIE Stars To Breastfeed To 'Encourage Working Class Mothers To Do The Same'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Parents

An MP has said soap actresses, celebrities and reality TV stars should feed their children "naturally" to get working-class mothers give up bottle fee...

Katie Hopkins Slammed For 'Hateful' Comments About Mums And Breastfeeding

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents

Katie Hopkins has slammed Tamara Ecclestone for her public breastfeeding photo that sparked a public debate, as well as the "Mammary Mafia" in general...

Tamara Ecclestone Speaks Out About THAT Breastfeeding Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

Tamara Ecclestone has spoken out about inadvertanly sparking a breastfeeding in public debate, by sharing a brelfie while on holiday. Speaking to L...

In Facebook Jail Again - Over Female Nipples

Laura Dodsworth | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Dodsworth

Female breasts, depicted in a non-sexual way, by a female artist, are not allowed. In other words, if women's breasts and nipples are not in service to babies or men, or have not suffered cancer, if they simply exist on a woman's body, they must be covered.

National Breastfeeding Week - The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mum and Baby

Caroline Hartwell | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents
Caroline Hartwell

Saturday 20 June marks the start of National Breastfeeding Week , a week-long campaign by Unicef which aims to create awareness of the health benefits of breastfeeding, increase public acceptance and promote support for breastfeeding mother's across the UK.

Man Publicly Shames Woman Breastfeeding, This Is Her Response

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

A man who publicly shamed a woman breastfeedingby posting a photo on Facebook was probably not expecting the woman herself to see it... and then respo...

Woman Banned From Breastfeeding Her Baby... Because She Has A Tattoo

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

A Judge has banned an Australian mother from breastfeeding her 11-month-old baby because she recently had a tattoo. Despite the woman testing nega...

Mum With Cancer Shares The Best Breastfeeding Selfie Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

Move over Tamara Eccleson, this woman's breastfeeding selfie has gone viral for all the right reasons. Valerie Molstre from Minnesota shared a sel...

Tamara Ecclestone's Breastfeeding Photo Has Mixed Reaction

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Parents

Tamara Ecclestone has sparked an online debate about breastfeeding in public by sharing a photo of her feeding her one-year-old daughter in the water ...

Bore Off About Breastfeeding

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Parents
Emily-Jane Clark

The media is obsessed with lactating females. If we are not reading about the latest superpower to be discovered in breast milk we are hearing about idiots objecting to mothers breastfeeding in public places.