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World Prematurity Day

17 November 2021 World Prematurity Day. Sharing the chapter on premature birth and breastfeeding from Breastfeeding and Chronic Medical Conditions. I know there is so much more to add still and I will be writing more over the next few months

Premature Birth and Breastfeeding factsheet

Osteoporosis and breastfeeding

Following on from the data on the menopause and braestfeeding, I know many women are advised to limit the duration of breastfeeding in order to protect their own bone density. This sadly often shows a mis understanding of breastfeeding and its importance to the ongoing health of mother and child.

I hope this information taken from Breastfeeding and Chronic Medical Conditions helps

Osteoporosis and breastfeeding fact sheet

please email me wendy@breastfeedi9ng-and-medication.co.uk if you need more information

Providing effective, evidence based support for breastfeeding women in primary care

I was only involved in preparing one table of this article but it deserves to be widely shared as an excellent model of support for breastfeeding by all in primary care – doctors, nurses and pharmacists

BMJ article providing effective, evidence based support for breastfeeding women in primary care

https://www.bmj.com/content/375/bmj-2021-065927.full