Category: Infant Feeding

Call To Action: Infant Feeding

Project Coordinator: UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Powerful new evidence shows that breastfeeding saves children’s lives and profoundly improves health. Yet the UK has some of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world. It is time to stop laying the blame for a major public health issue on individual women, […]

What has happened to heartmummy.co.uk?

Are you looking for the #hospitalbreastfeeding website?  Don’t worry, you can still access all of the posters and guidance here: http://resources.heartmummy.co.uk/ You can also read about the campaign in this post and visit the Facebook page. Hospital Breastfeeding has not disappeared – but it has become a part of […]

B.O.O.B.S. Salford

Project Coordinator: Kimberly Bond of Visit From The Stork CIC “Be Open On Breastfeeding” in Salford is a small community project in Salford, Greater Manchester, which aims to help women to become more confident to breastfeed. They do this by encouraging mums (of all ages and backgrounds) to speak out […]

World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative

Project Coordinators: Helen Gray IBCLC and Clare Meynell IBCLC World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) UK is measuring the country’s performance against the WHO Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding. The WBTi focuses on 10 key indicators from the evidence-based strategies in the WHO Global Strategy for Infant and […]

#hospitalbreastfeeding

Project Coordinator: Helen Calvert, heartmummy The #hospitalbreastfeeding hashtag was started on Twitter following my experiences breastfeeding my youngest son who has a congenital heart defect. My website – http://resources.heartmummy.co.uk/ – delivers some key messages developed from the #hospitalbreastfeeding discussions, and helps medical professionals to understand what’s in it for them when it comes […]

GP Infant Feeding Network

Project Coordinator: Dr Louise Santhanam, GP The GP Infant Feeding Network (UK), or GPIFN, is an independent professional network established in February 2016 by General Practitioners, with the support of infant feeding and maternity colleagues. Its goal is engaging the primary care team in working towards best practice […]