This article recently ran in the Daily Mail. It’s about a research paper from the University of Queensland, apparently asking why women don’t exclusively breastfeed despite recommendations. Quotes were taken from a press release issued by the university. Continue reading “The Curious Incident of the Press Release and the *Actual* Infant Feeding Research Paper”
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee recently asked to hear evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the food supply. We submitted the following statement: Continue reading “Our Response to the Government on COVID-19 and the Food Supply”
This is a really interesting paper that starts with the recognition that pregnancy, birth and becoming a parent require significant adjustment and can be stressful. Continue reading “Our Review of ‘What Are Women Stressed About After Birth?’”
We responded to two questions in the recent government consultation Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s. The consultation sought the public’s views on government proposals to ‘tackle the causes of preventable ill health in England’. Continue reading “Our Response to a Government Consultation on Preventative Healthcare”
The Dutch airline KLM made the headlines recently after a flight attendant asked a mother who was breastfeeding her baby to cover up for other passengers’ comfort. We were heartened to see that British airlines, including British Airways and Easy Jet, have much more progressive policies, clearly stating that breastfeeding is welcome on board their flights. Continue reading “Let’s End Infant Feeding Shaming in ALL its Forms”
Infant Feeding Alliance sent the following response to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines after it stated on social media that its flight attendants ‘may request a mother to cover herself while breastfeeding, should other passengers be offended by this’. Continue reading “Our Response to KLM’s Breastfeeding Policy”
Hello, we are Infant Feeding Alliance.
You can see some of us in the banner image above, a collage of pictures of ourselves and our family members, mostly feeding our babies. You may have noticed a blank square on the right. This is not a placeholder or a mistake, in fact it has a meaning that we would like to share. Continue reading “Infant Feeding Alliance’s Empty Square”