The following are links to significant recent research, news articles and infant feeding issues:
Research & Reports
Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative: News and Research Page Includes a sign-up for email updates from the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative on news and research relating to breastfeeding.
The Lancet Breastfeeding Series January 2016
The Guardian: We need a proper strategy in the UK to help support breastfeeding mothers Letters, 10th February 2016
The Guardian: Babies breastfed within an hour of birth are less likely to die. Yet only 50% are France Bégin, 5th August 2016
Joint Statement Supporting the Unicef UK Call to Action 1st August 2016 – GPIFN is a signatory to this statement.
Open letter on the current crisis in breastfeeding in the UK– UK mothers are being let down 9th February 2016 – A Joint letter from Healthcare Professionals and Breastfeeding Supporters.
Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative Statements Include statements on support for formula feeding parents, vitamin D supplementation for breastfed babies and sleep safety.