Write to Your MP about the Costs of Formula Milk and Medical Foods in Case of a No-deal Brexit

Infant Feeding Alliance is concerned about the Government’s decision to include formula milk and medical foods in the list of products subject to significant import tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit. This could lead to cost rises on life-saving products and put pressure on parents’ budgets. Continue reading “Write to Your MP about the Costs of Formula Milk and Medical Foods in Case of a No-deal Brexit”

The Curious Incident of the Press Release and the *Actual* Infant Feeding Research Paper

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”

Our Response to a Government Consultation on Preventative Healthcare

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”

Let’s End Infant Feeding Shaming in ALL its Forms

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’s Empty Square

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”