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Latest breastfeeding news & information

Breastfeeding and family break up in the UK

Family break up raises emotional and stressful questions about childcare arrangements, which couples sometimes find difficult to agree upon. This leaflet provides information about the legal framework surrounding arrangements for children following a family break up and how these relate to a … [Read More...]

Marketing of breastmilk substitutes

Article by Melanie Fraser, ABM BFC What is the purpose of an advert for formula milks? Is the aim to increase access to formula for those who can’t breastfeed? Is it to persuade people to change from an inadequate brand to the advertised brand? Or is to persuade mums who are breastfeeding to … [Read More...]

ABM Policy Statement on families and work

ABM Policy Statement on families and work: We challenge politicians to embrace breastfeeding as part of the lives of working women across the UK. As the political parties prepare for the election, we are seeing new statements and policy announcements that focus on supporting the balance between … [Read More...]

Baby with tongue tie

Frenulotomy – Tongue tie release

In the UK, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that a tongue tie release should only be performed by an appropriately trained registered health care professional (IPG 149. Division of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) for breastfeeding. December 2005) The … [Read More...]

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