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Journal Vol. 25, No. 3 — Breastfeeding and Biology - Supporting access to breastmilk?

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Making the Most of Change
Debbie Chippington Derrick looks at care and campaigns springing from NHS reform

Editorial - Supporting Breastmilk
Vicki Williams talks about some of the barriers to supporting breastfeeding

Full-term Breastfeeding
Katherine Dettwyler discusses how biological norms are overwritten by culture

Night Feeding
Vicki Williams sheds some light on the benefits of night feeds

Drugs in Breastmilk
Wendy Jones looks at the reality and the evidence

Apple Dumplings - Virginia Howes shares her breastfeeding video
Latch Key
Myth Busting Milk Banking - Gillian Weaver throws some facts at the misconceptions that abound

Campaigning for Equal Access
Donna Scott gives a petitioner’s perspective of requesting donor breastmilk through the Scottish Parliament

NCT Breastfeeding Package
Welcome in Wakefield
Emma Ashworth introduces Wakefield’s Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme

Breastfeeding in Public
by Hollie McNish

NMC – Still Unfit for Purpose
Beverley Beech explains some of the issues with the NMC fitness to practise system

Reports
Birth Story - Sheffied screening. Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives
ABM Conference
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Birth
Family Constellations

Readers’ forum
Tickery Quackery Mock

Book Reviews
Saggy Boobs
Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture
Breastfeeding and Medication
The Food of Love

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