Did you know that rates of mastitis go up at Christmas and the holidays? Why? What can you do to prevent Christmastitis? Guest post by IBCLC Lucy Webber.
Researchers from the universities of Manchester, Stirling, and Leeds Trinity are doing some research on the topic of breastfeeding. There is a fair amount of data that suggests bigger women have lower breastfeeding rates. There are many hypotheses about why this could be, but as yet there are only questions, no answers. The researchers here
Doing some research for this site, I chanced across the Baby Friendly Initiative page at UNICEF. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m all about the breastfeeding. It’s great in so many ways. But UNICEF, in its clear desire to extol the virtues of breastfeeding, have saddened me with their keenness to repeat lazy research conclusions