Infant Formula

Yes, I Artificially Feed My Baby

Holly Leppard | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Parents
Holly Leppard

It was playing on my mind for months, I was enraged at the cold, dehumanising term so I wanted to check I wasn't misinterpreting the word or overreacting. Out came my trusty Oxford Dictionary which provided me with the following definition:

The Arrogance Of Breast Is Best

Holly Leppard | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Parents
Holly Leppard

After reading an absolutely thoughtless post on social media from a mother who regularly uploads picture-perfect images of her life, I felt the need to write. To offload the frustration and borderline anger that was sparked in me when reading her ill-informed and blinkered take on infant feeding.

To The New Mum Quietly Suffering From Breastfeeding Grief - Maternal Mental Health Awareness

Holly Leppard | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Parents
Holly Leppard

I know that you want the best for your precious baby. You've spent nine gruelling months providing a safe and comfortable home for the life you and your partner created together. The physical changes, aches and pains and the emotional rollercoaster ride is a challenge for even the most straightforward of pregnancies.

Why Is A Support Network For Bottle-Feeding Perceived As Anti-Breastfeeding?

Holly Leppard | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Parents
Holly Leppard

We are by no means anti-breastfeeding or being discriminatory by not featuring breastfeeding pictures in our campaign; we are just acutely aware of how these can affect some people who seek out our network. Our movement and support is for bottle-feeders, there is nothing for breastfeeders to feel offended about.

The Sisterhood Of Marketing

Nicole Jameson | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Tech
Nicole Jameson

Being a woman of reproductive age, who shares pictures of my kids and parenting stuff on social media, the algorithms-that-be at Facebook make sure I have lots of 'relevant' advertising pop up in my feed.

If We Know Breast Is Best, Why Are We Allowing the Baby Food Industry to Get Away With 'Murder'?

Dr Aseem Malhotra | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Aseem Malhotra

The science underpinning the importance of breast feeding has been well documented and cannot be overstated. In 2003 the Lancet published a series on child survival emphasising that exclusive breast feeding, if universalised, could save 13% of all under five deaths, (an estimated 1.3million in the 42 high mortality countries).