Originally posted on Girls' Globe: This week is World Breastfeeding Week – a celebration, as well as an opportunity to continue to push forward the protecting, promoting and supporting of breastfeeding. The health benefits of exclusive breastfeeding for mother and baby are…
Over the past 15 years, I have worked hard to champion breastfeeding in my professional capacity – both supporting mothers and families as well as training colleagues and raising awareness of breastfeeding in civil society. I was thoroughly sold on … Continue reading →
In recent days, there has been widespread reporting in the media of the scheme to encourage women to breastfeed by incentivising them with £200 worth of shop vouchers. As a midwife and former ‘Breastfeeding Coordinator’ for a community NHS Trust. … Continue reading →
This is the research blog of Dr Sally Pezaro. Sally is 'The Academic Midwife' working to secure excellence in teaching and maternity services. Specialist interests include maternity services, workforce and midwifery research.
We are using person-centred thinking tools in pregnancy and parenthood so that women can have a more personalised and empowering experience. Bloggers are Esther Sharma, an experienced midwife and Helen, an expert in person-centred practices.