Breastfeeding

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Baby ban is a far cry from my time as a councillor | Letter
Letter: After Stella Creasy was reprimanded for bringing her newborn into the Commons, Amanda Baker recalls breastfeeding her two children while serving on Newcastle city council some 30 years ago without issue

Letters

26, Nov, 2021 @5:46 PM

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We need to protect breastfeeding women from voyeurs – so why did the debate get so weird? | Arwa Mahdawi
British MPs are trying to make it illegal to photograph nursing mothers without their consent. But they’re facing some very strange arguments

Arwa Mahdawi

10, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Heather Trickey obituary
Other lives: Policy and research manager at NCT who became a leading expert on infant feeding

Simon Brindle

22, Oct, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Barbara Hershey on Beaches, Woody Allen and breastfeeding on TV: ‘I was an innocent’
Now 73, the star of Hannah and Her Sisters shines in Jason Blum’s new horror. She talks about why audiences are hungry for mature movies, and her unhappiness at becoming an accidental poster girl for cosmetic surgery

Hadley Freeman

07, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Antibodies in breast milk remain for 10 months after Covid infection – study
Researchers believe such antibodies could be used to treat people with severe coronavirus

Linda Geddes

27, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘I refuse to visit his grave’: the trauma of mothers caught in Israel-Gaza conflict
Many women have lost children, been separated from newborns or are unable to breastfeed and bond with their babies because of the war

Stefanie Glinski in Gaza

30, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Study finds alarming levels of ‘forever chemicals’ in US mothers’ breast milk
Toxic chemicals known as PFAS found in all 50 samples tested at levels nearly 2,000 times what is considered safe in drinking water

Tom Perkins

13, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Stop the Breast Pest’: MP’s ‘horror’ at being photographed while breastfeeding
Stella Creasy launches campaign to change law after a boy took pictures of her feeding her baby on a train

Molly Blackall

01, May, 2021 @2:56 PM

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Breastfeeding mothers will not be offered Covid vaccine, say regulators
Campaigners claim women face ‘impossible’ choice between feeding their child naturally or being inoculated against Covid-19

Harriet Sherwood

20, Dec, 2020 @8:15 AM

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Distressed mother separated from breastfed baby for days during hospital stay
Hospital admits breaking own Covid policy as mothers like Charlotte Jones are being needlessly kept apart from their babies

Sarah Johnson

04, Dec, 2020 @7:59 AM

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Why breast isn’t always best for every baby | Letter
Letter: We must end the stigma that surrounds bottle-feeding and accept that families should do what works for them, write Sue Haddon, Dr Ruth Ann Harpur and Catherine Roy of the Infant Feeding Alliance

Letters

17, Nov, 2020 @5:51 PM

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Mothers needlessly separated from babies under UK hospital Covid rules
Restrictions are causing trauma and increasing risk of physical and mental health problems, warn doctors and charities

Sarah Johnson

16, Nov, 2020 @9:07 AM

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