Breastfeeding

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.

Doutzen Kroes Wants To Highlight The 'Scandal' Surrounding Breasts With This Breastfeeding Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Parents

Doutzen Kroes has made a stand for "normalising" public breastfeeding, by sharing an Instagram photo showing her feeding her 10-month-old daughter, My...

Breastfeeding Pressure: How Do Adoptive Mothers Feel?

Jules Furness | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Parents
Jules Furness

The breastfeeding debate last week was rife. Type in the hashtag #bressure and thousands of comments, articles and blog posts pop up. Hard core breast...

CrossFit Fans Are Using An Unusual Protein Supplement And It Comes From Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman in Seattle has been propositioned by a man in a supermarket who asked if he could buy her breast milk to supplement his CrossFit workout regim...

Ten Signs I Am a Breastfeeder

Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Parents
Laura Powell-Corbett

My nipples, well let's just say they won't live up to their pre-feeding glory days #ginormous. Neither will my boobs, apart from that one glorious day that mymilk came in when I had "Pammy" boobs.

New Benefits Of Breastfeeding Have Been Revealed

PA | By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

Babies who have been breastfed for at least six months have a lower risk of developing leukaemia, new research has found. Scientists found that the...

Mums' Reaction To 'Cover Up' Breastfeeding Sign Is Just Brilliant

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Parents

When a breastfeeding support group in America came across a sign saying they should "cover up" while feeding their babies, they reacted in the best wa...

Cafe Owner Responds To Complaint About A Mother Breastfeeding In The Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Parents

When a man complained to a cafe owner about a woman breastfeeding nearby, she was having none of it. The “middle-aged gentleman” told the owner...

Mums Are Really Feeling The 'Bressure' To Breastfeed

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Parents

Mothers are feeling intense pressure to breastfeed and fear being judged if they bottled feed their babies, new research has revealed. To combat t...

Does Birth Really Belong to Men?

Lottie Daley | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents
Lottie Daley

In 2015, the environment available to majority of women is counterproductive for birth and not based on what we know is best for mums. It is this that I think we as a society, should be pursing as an essential change to offset the very real risk of losing the beauty of childbirth. Why is this so?

It's Not Only Nicole Trunfio Who Is #NormalisingBreastfeeding

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

When Nicole Trunfio was pictured on Elle Australia's cover breastfeeding her newborn son, she said she wanted to normalise breastfeeding. And it ...

Will This Elle Australia Cover Help To #NormaliseBreastfeeding?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

Nicole Trunfio has brought breastfeeding to the forefront again after being shot feeding her newborn on the cover of Elle Australia for their subscrib...

Boobing Along

Susie Verrill | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Parents
Susie Verrill

One of my strengths in this whole mum-malarky has been that my (before best asset, now slightly crappy) boobs from the offset were good milk maids and in turn, I had a baby who was a good latcher, so I thought I'd offer up some thoughts on the subject to anyone who might be interested in giving it a whirl...

14 Mums Explain Why They Feed Other Women's Babies With Their Breast Milk

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Parents

Would you offer your breast milk to another woman’s baby? More mums do this than you might imagine. Every year in the UK more than 1500 dono...

The One Thing I Really Wish I'd Known About Breastfeeding

Victoria Young | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents
Victoria Young

Despite reading all the many books that well meaning friends cared to throw at me, I remained utterly oblivious to the fact that determination, desire and doggedness alone are not always enough to make breastfeeding happen.

Your Breasts Can Remember Your Last Pregnancy

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents

If you're a second-time mum and have found breastfeeding to be a lot easier the second time around, US researchers may have found out why. The huma...

A Private Pod For Breastfeeding Mothers - Is This Really Needed?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

Although mums might not always find the perfect place to breastfeed their children in public, it's never too much of a hassle. But according to an ...

Cracked Nipples and Unwanted Facial Hair - Motherhood the First Six Months

Bernadette McKuur | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Parents
Bernadette McKuur

Unsightly body hair however is just the tip of the ice berg, breastfeeding has proved to be rather more difficult than I imagined and not at all like the glossy photo of mother and baby in posters and pamphlets that were dotted around the hospital throughout my pregnancy.

This Photo Has Got Everyone Talking About Where It Is OK To Breastfeed

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Parents

A mum's photo has sparked a debate about where is it ok to breastfeed - but not for the usual reasons. Breastfeeding in public has been a subject o...

Why We Need to Stop Breastfeeding Campaigns

Jo Eden | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Parents
Jo Eden

Nobody needs to normalise a normal thing. We need to stop making such a fuss over normal things. The tireless campaigns are making breastfeeding into an abnormal spectacle. It isn't normal to parade breastfeeding.