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

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

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

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

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
Commissioning communications crisis will hit breastfeeding targets, says NCT

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

They said what?
You can buy test strips to check for alcohol levels in your milk
You can buy a gadget to check your milk production

Event Reports
Birth Story - Sheffield Screening of Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives
Reports of ABM Conference June 2013
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Birth, AIMS talk by Kathryn Gutteridge, July 2013
Family Constellations - A workshop with Julia Duthie, January 2013

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue:

Virginia Howes shares her breastfeeding video Apple Dumplings
Latch Key by Alison Blenkinsop from Fit to Bust
Breastfeeding in Public, Tickery Quackery Mock and other poems

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