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Human Milk Foundation on Jeremy Vine!

If you missed it yesterday, you can listen to HMF Cofounder, Natalie Shenker, and Professor Amy Brown from Swansea University talking about the science of human milk and the work of the Human Milk Foundation on Radio 2’s The Jeremy Vine show – the piece starts at around 1305 (after Tom Jones’s Sex Bomb…). All […]

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Using donor human milk to feed vulnerable term infants – new report

Donor human milk used to be readily available in every hospital to feed sick babies, or babies whose mothers needed time to establish their own supply. The discovery in the 1980s that HIV could be passed through milk led to donor screening, bacteriological testing and pasteurisation becoming the gold standard of safety. However, this brought […]

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The resurgent influence of big formula

The British Medical Journal, a high-impact medical journal in the UK, commissioned an editorial from Dr Natalie Shenker of the Human Milk Foundation regarding the recent activities of the US administration at the World Health Assembly earlier this year. The editorial, published yesterday here, challenges the lack of independent, non-industry funded medical education, and calls […]

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Best wishes from the Breastfeeding Network!

  You can find out more about the amazing work of the Breastfeeding Network here. We are delighted to be in early talks about contributing to the work of the BfN for many years to come.

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A launch message from Dr Felix Savage, Chair of WABA

“I want to send you many congratulations for creating this wonderful charity, good wishes for the launch event, and even more for future success. I am very sorry that owing to family circumstances I am unable to be with you personally. August 1st is the most important day in the year for breastfeeding globally: August […]

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