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Journal Vol. 18, No. 2 — Breastfeeding - Supporting Success

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Breastfeeding
Beverley Beech reviews the uphill battle to breastfeed in a modern society

Nestlé
reporting on their exit from the Perrier Award for Comedy, and their involvement with Body shop

Are You Overfeeding Your Baby?
Jean Walker questions whether our society undermines women's ability to breastfeed by promoting early weaning, additional feeding with artificial milk and over emphasises weight.

MORI Survey on Breastfeeding
Some results of the National Childbirth Trust commissioned survey of the views of new mothers and pregnant women in the UK about infant formula advertising.

At the end of the Production Line
Fiona Dykes questions the ability of the hospital system to support breastfeeding and motherhood.

Codex Alimentarius
Maryse Lehners-Arendt has been battling for many years as a lay-member and consumer representative to challenge the power of industry and other vested interests to strengthen the regulations regarding infant feeding products such as baby milk composition and marketing.

What "they" say about breastfeeding
Suzanna Nock shares some priceless breastfeeding comments...

Breastfeeding mums NOT "Lovin' It"
McDonald's gets the Booby Prize, the NCT award for the least friendly place in Britain to breastfeed.

Conference Reports

Making Breastfeeding a Reality; March 20th 2006 at the Royal College of Physicians
Patricia Wise, NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor reports

Breastfeeding Beginning and Beyond; Lactation Consultants of Great Britain Conference, March 25th 2006 at the University of Manchester
Patricia Wise, NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor reports

Tribute to Jean Robinson
Gill Boden pays tribute to Jean Robinson, on her retirement as AIMS Research Officer

I Breastfed my Adopted Baby
Adoptive parent Sarah Lee describes her wonderful breastfeeding experience

Tongue Tied
Gill Vines talks about the difficulties of breastfeeding a baby with tongue tie

Breastfeeding Twins
Sarah Elliott contrasts feeding her first two babies with breastfeeding twins

Parlimentary News
A round-up of maternity issues in Westminster. Extracted from Hansard

Baby Milk Action
Baby Milk Action reports on local and global breastfeeding issues

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