Press

10 June 2022

Ruth Ann Harpur spoke to journalist Tom Chivers for an article appraising the evidence for health benefits of breastfeeding:

https://inews.co.uk/news/health/baby-formula-shortage-breastfeeding-mothers-overstate-health-benefits-1674191

21 April 2022

Our Sue Haddon is featured in the Daily Mirror, talking about her experience of bad NCT advice, postnatal depression and her baby’s readmission to hospital with excessive weight loss:

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/i-brainwashed-breastfeed-left-postnatal-26756009

11 April 2022

IFA’s Clarabella Gray is quoted in a Daily Mail article about the NCT:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10705867/The-National-Childbirth-Trust-charity-trying-guilt-trip-mothers-natural-births.html

4 October 2021 

IFA is mentioned in a paper reviewing the scientific literature on breastfeeding insufficiencies:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34659917/

10 July 2021 

IFA’s Ruth Ann Harpur, Sue Haddon and Heather Ryan are quoted in this article on the safety of hospital ‘reluctant feeder’ policies by Eve Simmons for the Mail on Sunday:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-9776045/How-safe-make-newborns-without-food-48-hours.html

9 July 2021 

Our Dr Heather Ryan is interviewed in this episode of the Daily Mail podcast Medical Minefield:

https://www.mailplus.co.uk/radio/medical-minefield/84106/are-some-mums-being-pushed-too-hard-to-breastfeed

27 May 2021 

We are mentioned in the book Motherhood: A Manifesto by Eliane Glaser:

http://www.infantfeedingalliance.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/216975090_1181702498991320_6518111508697248690_n.jpg

17 November 2020 

Our letter in response to an article on lab-grown breastmilk was published in the Guardian:

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/nov/17/why-breast-isnt-always-best-for-every-baby