Have breastfeeding trials been a success

Have vouchers for breastfeeding trials been a success

When the government first announced its ‘Vouchers for Breastfeeding’ scheme there was mixed reaction. The trial scheme was introduced in order to address lower rates of breastfeeding in more deprived areas of the UK. Initially, Mums in three different areas of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire were offered shopping vouchers, valued up to a total of

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baby formula

Baby formula

The debate over baby formula versus natural feeding has raged since 1867, when Henri Nestle invented a nourishing and fortified powder for infants whose mothers were unable to breastfeed. The discussion is usually focused on the nutritional benefits and well-being aspect – breastfeeding protects your child from diseases and infections, it’s available wherever and whenever

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