Breastfeeding

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Frances Foord obituary
Other lives: Midwife who spent 26 years in the Gambia before focusing on postnatal care in London

Colette Jones

15, Jan, 2023 @2:51 PM

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Why are struggling parents having to rely on food banks for baby formula? | Letters
Letters: Sally Etheridge and Ellie Coteau say it’s difficult for charities to provide formula as the wrong type could put babies at risk

19, Dec, 2022 @12:22 PM

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When parents are struggling to feed their babies, why don’t all food banks offer formula? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
A resistance to making formula too easily available is patronising, shaming and dangerous, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

13, Dec, 2022 @4:38 PM

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Boom in Australia breast milk sales and donations a risk to infants, expert says
Online black market exists where breast milk is bought by cancer patients, athletes and bodybuilders, among others

Melissa Davey Medical editor

06, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Milk formula firms target women looking for pregnancy advice
Companies advertise products to women searching online for folic acid to get around marketing restrictions

Rosie Taylor

27, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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London university tells student she cannot breastfeed on campus
Central Saint Martins, part of UAL, says it ‘isn’t able to facilitate access for children and babies on a regular basis’

Kevin Rawlinson

10, Oct, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Microplastics found in human breast milk for the first time
Exclusive: Researchers concerned over potential health impacts of chemical contaminants on babies

Damian Carrington Environment editor

07, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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RCOG advises greater support for trans men chest-feeding babies
Draft guidelines aim to improve obstetric and gynaecological care for trans and gender-diverse people

Nadeem Badshah

26, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Breastfeeding improves cognitive ability for children of poorer mothers – study
Analysis of data on almost 6,000 children found breastfeeding boosted brain development in disadvantaged mothers’ babies

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

30, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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It’s just me and the dog – are we a ‘hard-working family’? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Modern family | Breastfeeding trauma | Turbo-charged ducklings | The right spoon | Bono in Ukraine

Letters

11, May, 2022 @3:08 PM

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Turns out breastfeeding really does hurt – why does no one tell you? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
There are many reasons people might need to stop. Guilt trips and secrecy don’t help, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

09, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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What I know about breastfeeding as a second-time mum | Lucille Wong
The version of me breastfeeding so effortlessly in public was possible – only after months of hidden struggle

Lucille Wong

29, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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