As 2016 comes to an end we thought we’d take a look back at some of our favourite breastfeeding articles and news stories of 2016. From heroic acts of breastfeeding, the rise of the brelfie through to breastfeeding in parliament and our very own Big Breastfeeding Café! It has been a fabulous year for #BreastfeedingInTheNews. Here’s a little recap…
Olivia Wilde Gets Candid About Breastfeeding as She Tells Others to Lay off the Mommy Guilt
What Breastfeeding Really Feels Like: Celebrity Mums Reveal their Toughest Moments
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3724070/What-breastfeeding-REALLY-feels-like.html We just loved seeing our #countto10 campaign on Mail Online – a huge thank you to all the celebrity mums who took part!
Heroic policewoman saves abandoned newborn baby's life by breastfeeding starving tot http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/heroic-policewoman-saves-abandoned-newborn-7172672 What an inspiring story and a fantastic lady!
Starbucks has promised to support breastfeeding mothers using its 800 UK outlets, making it the first high street chain to back a more parent-friendly approach http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/mar/03/starbucks-signs-up-to-campaign-to-support-breastfeeding-mothers We love to see this, well done Starbucks! Frappuccino anyone?
Pop-up breastfeeding cafe celebrates choice in town
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/pop-up-breastfeeding-cafe-celebrates-choice-in-town-1-7904950 Our very own Big Breastfeeding Café campaign made The Star, thanks to café host, Adele
The rise of the 'Brelfie': How breast feeding became the new way for celebrity mothers to show off http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3529128/The-rise-Brelfie-breast-feeding-new-way-celebrity-mothers-off.html#ixzz46qt7lOs6 Have you ever taken a brelfie?
10 Tips On How Dads Can Help With Breastfeeding
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sojourner-marable-grimmett/10-tips-on-how-dads-can-h_b_4330066.html A warm support network is vital to any breastfeeding mum, here’s a lovely post on how dads and partners can help!
Breastfeeding drive 'could save NHS £40m a year'
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/sep/09/breastfeeding-drive-could-save-nhs-40m-a-year Not only numerous health benefits, but breastfeeding can help the economy too!
Icelandic MP Breastfeeds baby during a debate in parliament
10 Things That’ll Definitely Happen During Your First Midnight Breastfeeding Session
www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3724070/What-breastfeeding-REALLY-feels-like.html Haha, is there anything you’d add to the list?
Let’s see how 2017 compares! Team Medela x