Feeling good about how we feed our babies

Sources and Where to find out more?

You can read more about the ideas discussed in this webpage at:

Heather, Trickey, Dawn Leeming and Fiona Woollard, “Infant Feeding: Changing the Conversation”, NCT Perspective, Issue 33 December 2016.

Heather Trickey, “Can We have Better Conversations about Infant Feeding”, UNICEF UK Babyfriendly Blog.

Woollard F, Porter L (2017) Breastfeeding and defeasible duties to benefit Journal of Medical Ethics 43: 515-518.

Click here about the UNICEF call to action

In producing this resource we have also used:

Trickey, H. ‘It’s not the responsibility of individual mothers to improve breastfeeding rates’ – Operationalising an ecological approach, Decipher Blog.

Trickey H, Newburn M. Goals, Dilemmas and assumptions in infant feeding education and support. Applying theory of constraints thinking tools to develop new priorities for action. Maternal Child Nutrition 2012;DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00417.x.

Woollard, F. Motherhood and Mistakes about Defeasible Duties to Benefit, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Published Online First: 16th December 2016.

Murphy E. (1999) ‘Breast is best’: infant feeding decisions and maternal deviance. Sociology of Health and Illness

Thomson, G., Ebisch-Burton, K. and Flacking, R. (2015), Shame if you do – shame if you don’t: women’s experiences of infant feeding. Matern Child Nutr, 11: 33–46.

Leppard, H. (2016) “You don’t know why I’m bottle feeding my baby”, Parent.com.

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