It never fails to amaze us how many headlines the topic of breastfeeding makes every month! Every day we see the topic crop up in the news and on the television with the latest medical developments or with brilliant mothers who truly believe that breast is best! Here we have picked our top three stories of the month…
- Tamara Ecclestone has defended her decision to share pictures of herself breastfeeding her daughter Sophia while on holiday. The 30-year-old Formula 1 heiress stirred up a controversy with the pictures – dubbed ‘brelfies’ – after she posted them on her Instagram account last week. http://tinyurl.com/otc4ba4 …Erm, is it us or should Tamara be able to post whatever she likes without having to defend herself?
- Breastfeeding has well-known health benefits for both mums and babies. Now a new analysis finds that breastfed babies also have a 14% to 19% lower risk of paediatric leukaemia, the most common childhood cancer. http://tinyurl.com/qd9afxl
- She’s a famous model and recently a mother, and now Nicole Trunfio is using her profile to raise awareness around breastfeeding. On a mission to make public feeding more acceptable, the 29 year-old posted a series of photos to her Instagram account on Thursday, showing her nursing her baby boy, Zion. http://tinyurl.com/ohg8vy7t
- To finish, in case you all didn’t know- it was National Breastfeeding Week last week!! We love this time of the year and particularly love all of the awareness that it raises. Here is an article from the Huffington Post with some of the benefits of breastfeeding for both Mum and Baby…http://tinyurl.com/oh43of7