UK Breastfeeding

Hungry Baby Finds Alternative Breast To Feed From

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents

When a hungry baby is ready for milk, there's no stopping them. Well that's definitely true of this little tot, who launched himself forward when he n...

Holly Willoughby Hits Back At Former Lads Mag Editor Over Breastfeeding Debate

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents

Holly Willoughby felt the need to defend breastfeeding mothers when a former lads magazine editor said women should "cover up" on 'This Morning'. Will...

Breastfeeding Mum Asked To 'Cover Up' At Water Park

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Parents

A breastfeeding mum was gobsmacked when she was asked by two women at a water park to "cover up" while nursing her son in 90-degree heat. Candace Garn...

Heartwarming Moment Mum Breastfed Daughter During Wedding Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Parents

Wedding photos capture memorable snippets on one of the biggest days of your life, as one mother will know only too well. Christina Torino-Benton, fro...

Katie Price Doesn't Agree With Mums Breastfeeding In Public

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Katie Price has shocked viewers by revealing she doesn't agree with mums breastfeeding in public. The mum-of-five shared her views on the 'Loose Wome...

Graphic: Mum Breastfeeds Toddler After Breaking Leg In Accident

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: The footage in this video contains graphic images. The courageous moment a mother sat down on the floor to breastfeed her toddler af...

Breastfeeding Support Matters, But It's Not All About The Individual

Karen Hall | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents
Karen Hall

Minchin accurately predicted a backlash against honesty about the risks of not breastfeeding, and cites the huge vested interests of the baby milk industry, which has successfully divided mothers for decades, co-opting the phrase "breast is best" to create an aspirational ideal, and undermining breastmilk as the normal infant food for our species.

Breastfeeding Mum Shares Video Of Man 'Verbally Assaulting' Her While She Nursed Son

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Parents

A breastfeeding mother has shared a video of a stranger shouting at her while she nursed her son, in a bid to find out who it was. Jessie Maher, from ...

A Visit From the Parenting Police

Elaine Cogan | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Parents
Elaine Cogan

We also believe that ladies should keep a clean house, and allowing a toddler to throw food is a detriment to this end, as well as disrespectful to those in this world who sadly go without, and at the very least, extreme bad manners. We demand that this is rectified immediately.

Chrissy Teigen Shares Candid Video Breastfeeding Luna

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Parents

Chrissy Teigen was filmed breastfeeding her daughter Luna and she shared the sweet video on Snapchat. The new mum was being filmed by her husband John...

Breastfeeding Mum Close To Tears After Stranger's Kind Gesture

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Parents

A grateful mother has praised a stranger who offered to cut up her breakfast so she could eat while breastfeeding her son. It was the first time Briar...

Ten Weird Things About Having a Newborn

Elaine Cogan | Posted 29.05.2016 | UK Parents
Elaine Cogan

Someone has just handed you one of your internal organs and helpfully informed you that it is now your sole responsibility to keep this organ alive and breathing. Yes, you. You who have just recovered from major surgery/had twenty nine stitches in a delicate part of your anatomy. Good luck with that!

What's a Mummy Worth?

Sarah Lawton | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Lawton

So, 9 months physical work - feeling sick, having boob pain from hell, lugging around a lead-lined watermelon with a bladder-splatting penchant, what's that worth? It's definitely a 24 hour job, so let's say AT LEAST 2k per month.

Chrissy Teigen Opens Up About How She's Finding Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Parents

Chrissy Teigen has opened up about life as a new mum, a month after giving birth to baby Luna. The 30-year-old said she and Legend were "so happy", ca...

Martial Arts Ring Girl Calls Out 'Hypocrisy' Surrounding Breastfeeding Photo

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mixed martial arts (MMA) ring girl has questioned why photos of her breastfeeding have received a backlash when her bikini snaps don't. Jackie Owens...

Fed is Best! Why We Must Stamp Out Pressure on Mothers Who Don't Breastfeed

Angela Spencer | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Spencer

Those that can't or chose not to breastfeed feel guilty enough, do not add to it. There are many other factors that can have an influence on your baby's health and development that you can still play a part of and they are just as important - breastfeeding isn't the be all and end all of your baby's development...

Mum Told To Breastfeed 'In Private' At Hospital Because It Was 'Sexual'

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has hit out after being told she must breastfeed "in private" in a hospital because it was "sexual" and men were "uncomfortable". Darcie Pennin...

A Blog About Boobs

Katy Cox | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK Parents
Katy Cox

They've been the udders that have fed our children and are now the plump cushions for their sleeping heads. They've been squeezed, pumped, prodded and poked by babies, midwives and health visitors and because of this, they are now the floor-facing members of society. They have lost their fight against gravity and now hang their sad faces in defeat.

Mum 'Forced' To Throw Away 15 Litres Of Breast Milk At Airport

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has criticised Heathrow airport after staff "forced" her to throw nearly 15 litres of her breast milk away. Jessica Coakley Martinez said she fe...

Mum Responds To Stranger Who Told Her 'Breast Is Best' While She Bought Formula

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

A new mum who struggled for weeks trying to breastfeed has responded to a stranger who told her "breast is best" as she bought formula milk. Annie Fer...

Death Threats for Opening a 'Breastfeeding' Cafe? You Have Got to Be Kidding

Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents
Amy Packham

Purdie isn't receiving death threats because she's opening up a family friendly cafe, is she? Because with the tonnes of cafes with small play areas for kids (including Peter Andre's), I've never known any of them to get hit with criticism.

Stop Bashing Each Other - A Parenting Irony

Deborah Hitchins | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents
Deborah Hitchins

I found if you say you're going with the flow then you're deemed uncaring and not bothered about achieving the best for your child. But if you're making informed choices you're deemed to be trying too hard. But the worst thing was the judgement and judgement where it really isn't needed.

If Only Someone Had Told Me

Karen Hall | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Parents
Karen Hall

As an antenatal educator, I am often advised of the many ways in which I failed to prepare people for what it's really like to have a baby, and find yourself relentlessly on call to a tyrannical but adored bundle of cute, who speaks no language that you know, and for whose health and well-being you are entirely responsible.

Kim Kardashian Reveals Why She Stopped Breastfeeding Saint

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents

Kim Kardashian has revealed she had to stop breastfeeding her son Saint because North West was "getting jealous". The 35-year-old mum, who gave birth ...

The 'Heartbreaking' Breastfeeding Struggle Mums Rarely Talk About

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a photo of herself tandem breastfeeding her twin daughters alongside an honest account of the struggles she has faced. Elaina Bellis,...