Current issue — Winter 2014

ABM Winter Cover 1

ABM Winter Cover 1To read a sample article from the magazine you can download the .pdf file at the bottom of this page. Remember you receive the magazine as part of your membership.

Contents in this issue:

  • Thank you Nyree.
  • The drugs in breastmilk helpline needs our help.
  • Marketing of breastmilk substitutes.
  • Microbirth.
  • An organised nurse-in, standing up for other breastfeeding mothers.
  • Request for knitted breasts.
  • Support group feature Cradles breastfeeding support group.
  • World breastfeeding awareness week.
  • ABM conference coverage 2014.
  • Book reviews.
  • Gallery – your photos.

Feature article web winter 14

Summer 2014

ABM Summer Newsletter 2014 Cover:Layout 1

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Contents in this issue:ABM Summer Newsletter 2014 Cover:Layout 1

  • The first time you breastfeed.
  • Pam’s Prize – meet our 2014 winner.
  • Expressing your milk before baby arrives: antenatal expressing of colostrum.
  • Harry’s story.
  • #abmconf14
  • Meet the ABM central committee.
  • Gastro oesophageal reflux and the breastfed baby.
  • Precious Drops.
  • Weaning Matthew.
  • Capturing the moments.
  • Breastfeeding at five.
  • Gallery – your photos.

Summer 2014 feature article

Spring 2014

Spring 2014 magazine cover

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Spring 2014 magazine cover

Contents in this issue:

  • Can breastfeeding work as contraception?
  • Birth experience and  breastfeeding
  • Social media and the ABM
  • Breastfeeding and open heart surgery
  • Meet the ABM’s most northerly bfc…
  • Book reviews: Medications and Mothers Milk, Breastfeeding and Medication, Breastfeeding Answers Made Easy
  • Breastfeeding stories: Trust
  • Second time around
  • The world around us doesn’t exist
  • A tail of one bfc trainee
  • Kate and George
  • ABM 2014 Conference poster

Spring 2014 feature article

Winter 2013

ABM Winter Newsletter 2013 Cover:Layout 1

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Contents in this issue:

  • Breastfeeding with Ulcerative Colitis
  • Training with the ABM
  • Low milk supply 101
  • Book reviews – “Musings on Mothering” and “The Virtual Breastfeeding Culture”
  • We do it in public
  • Gallery – your pictures
  • ABM conference coverage
  1. Baby-led feeding – from birth to toddlerhood (Gill Rapley presentation)
  2. Pin ups and put downs: breastfeeding in a sexist world (Kate Evans presentation)
  3. Relactation – a personal perspective on a professional challenge (Kim Jones presentation)
  4. How baby food companies compete with mother support groups (Mike Brady presentation)
  5. Infant Sleep and the ISIS project (Helen Ball presentation)
  • Letters
  • Relactation – Restarting breastfeeding after a gap
  • Mother´s mood and breastfeeding
  • ABM 2014 conference poster

Winter 2013 feature article

 

Summer 2013

abm summer mag 2013

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abm summer mag 2013

Contents in this issue:

  • The Breastfeeding Conference
  • I don´t think I´m a Nazi
  • My Breastfeeding Story
  • Does Page 3 Make Breastfeeding Harder?
  • Breastfeeding a baby with Down´s syndrome
  • Pam´s Prize 2013
  • Wakefield Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme
  • Academic Lactation
  • Book review - Confident Birth
  • Deal Breastfeeding Support Group
  • Book review – Birth and Sex
  • Doula UK Conference
  • Gallery

Summer 2013 feature article

Spring 2013

ABM Spring Newsletter 2013 Cover:Layout 1

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Contents in this issue:

  • The breastfeeding dad
  • Meet the ABM’s co-chairs
  • BFI Conference coverage:
  1. Caring for women in prison – breastfeeding behind bars
  2. Diabetes and breastfeeding
  3. What does baby-led feeding really mean?
  4. What every parent needs to know – the science of parenting
  5. Preventing disease and saving resources
  6. The affective needs of children
  7. Conference overview
  • Young mums and breastfeeding
  • Save the Children campaign
  • Projects update
  • Book review – Home Births
  • Breastfeeding is like …
  • A thank you
  • Breastfeeding word search
  • ABM 2013 Conference booking form
  • ABM 2013 Conference poster

Spring 2013 feature article

Winter 2012

ABM winter newsletter 2012 cover

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Contents in this issue:

  • “Baby-led breastfeeding” – Book review and interview with the authors.
  • Breastfeeding and the whooping cough vaccination.
  • Letters.
  • Book reviews:
  1. Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants.
  2. Breastfeeding: Stories to Inspire and Inform.
  3. Breasts: A natural and unnatural history.
  4. Nurseries when the sun shines.
  • ABM 2012 conference coverage:
  1. Developments in HIV and breastfeeding.
  2. Antenatal personal milk banking.
  3. Why breastfeed long-term?
  4. Breastfeeding after breast surgery.
  5. Sex and the breastfeeding woman.
  • Gallery – your photos.

Winter 2012 feature article

Summer 2012

Summer 2012 cover (2)

To read a sample article from the magazine you can download the .pdf file at the bottom of this page. Remember you receive the magazine as part of your membership.

Contents in this issue:

  • Breastfeeding is like…
  • Book review – My Child Won’t Eat
  • A tough start
  • How to deal with media enquiries
  • Adventures in breastfeeding
  • Dads and breastfeeding: What new dads new to know
  • Kate Evan’s cartoon
  • Meet Debbie Hampton: winner of Pam’s Prize
  • In defence of children – Carlos González interview
  • Why children are the way they are – extract from Kiss Me
  • Book review – Kiss Me
  • The value of peer support
  • Gallery – your photos

Summer 2012 feature article

Winter 2011 – 2012

ABM Newsletter Winter Front Cover

To read a sample article from the magazine you can download the .pdf file at the bottom of this page. Remember you receive the magazine as part of your membership.

Contents in this issue:

  • Breastfeeding twins: Breastfeeding my twins, Archie and Kai.
  • My Story: Continuing to breastfeed whilst separated from my baby.
  • Pam’s Prize.
  • Prize Crossword.
  • Reflections: How have attitudes changed since I had my first child?
  • Breastfeeding Marathon.
  • ABM 2011 Conference Coverage:
  1. Breastfeeding a baby with Down’s Syndrome.
  2. Recognising tongue tie and providing support for families after frenotomy.
  3. Feeding a baby with cleft lip and/or palate.
  4. Drugs and Breastfeeding.
  • What’s green and crunchy?
  • Gallery.

Summer 2011

9293 ABM Newsletter Summer Front Cover

To read a sample article from the magazine you can download the .pdf file at the bottom of this page. Remember you receive the magazine as part of your membership.

Contents in this issue:

  • Why might formula feeding increase the risk of being overweight?
  • The Kindest Cut?  The Emotional Impact of the Tongue Tie Maze
  • Breastfeeding Research
  • Diary of a Counsellor
  • News – New children’s books about breastfeeding
  • Support groups feature
  • A fight for funding
  • Becoming a mother and a Mother Supporter
  • Book reviews
  • Gallery