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Breastfeeding wins hands down

This week we have seen how Facebook is controversially banning pictures of breastfeeding mothers from Facebook. It says that they have received complaints and have literally hundreds of women have had photos removed from their profile. Hard to believe when I was on my profile this morning with an advert at the right hand side…

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Forget the drugs – skin to skin works

Skin-to-skin contact, or kangaroo mother care (KMC) has been shown to be efficacious in diminishing pain response to heel lance in full term and moderately preterm neonates,” write Celeste Johnston, DEd, RN, from McGill University School of Nursing in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and colleagues. An awful lot of money has gone towards demonstrating what we…