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Why Breastfeeding Matters To Everyone

Apologies for interrupting this (unintentional and rather extended) blog break, and your peace and quiet. I hadn’t really intended to write anything on here just yet, I’ve kind of lost my blogging mojo (blo-jo? That’s just wrong. Sorry.), I’m uninspired and feeling rather ‘meh’ about the whole thing. At least, I was, until today when I discovered that our local breastfeeding support team has suffered funding cuts so bad that… Continue reading

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National Breastfeeding Awareness Week

19th – 25th June was meant to be National Breastfeeding Awareness Week this year. The government, however, have decided to drop their funding for this. It seems that raising and maintaining awareness of the importance of breastfeeding is as important to messers Cameron and Clegg as our Sure Start centres.

That is to say, not at all.

If this pisses you off as much as it does me… Continue reading


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