I'm not sure if you watched This Morning yesterday, but they were discussing feeding your baby with a strangers breast milk. If you want to watch the video before reading this post then you can do so now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLY4vluDyO8 What Irritated Me About This The thing that immediately irritated me slightly about this was that [...]
In an article posted by the BBC, a hospital has been criticised for using the term artificial feeding. It went on to say: "A hospital trust has been criticised for describing mothers who use formula milk as "artificially" feeding babies. Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust made the comment in a letter that said it would [...]
I was reading a post the other day about Instagram banning birthing photos and I wondered how I felt on the matter. So I've done what I always do when I want to express my thoughts. Turned to writing. I will warn you before you keep reading that this post does contain explicit birth photos. I've [...]
An article, posted on the Daily Mail, has stated that "three babies are accidentally dying every WEEK while sleeping in their parents' bed with 141 fatalities in the past year alone." With a damning, misleading headline like that, I thought I'd look at the question "is co-sleeping safe?" It's very important to note how things are [...]
According to a study by the University of Sheffield, mothers should be offered a cash incentive to encourage breastfeeding. The scheme, which was launched in 2014, offered £120 in vouchers to new mothers who breastfed for six weeks, rising to £200 for those who continued for six months. More than 10,000 mothers across South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire participated in the trial which saw an increase of 6% in areas where the scheme was offered, compared to areas where the scheme was not.