Our Blog

Feeding your baby in public: #ItsGoodToBeRight

Anyone who has had a baby in the past however many millennia will know that our parenting decisions are always up for discussion. Nowhere more so than those delightful public opinions on whether or not we’re feeding our babies the way the person sitting next to us in...

If Carlsberg did antenatal classes……

My three antenatal classes consisted of the midwife, let’s call her Chummy, panting her way through the first, second and third stages of labour, the joys of gas and air and the downsides of epidurals. Prepped and ready for class number four, how to care for your new...

Infant feeding: the new normal is that there is no normal

The Royal College of Midwives have dropped their 'campaign for normal birth'.  Some have hailed this as a huge leap forward for patient safety where promotion of the ‘natural’ and emphasis on the process of giving birth has become more important than the...

Extended Breastfeeding FAQs

I’m still breastfeeding my two year old. I call it breastfeeding although it is increasingly becoming some weird kind of boob yoga.  Anyway, she gets comfort and nutrition from it and I get some peace and don’t mind that my breasts are sexy, feedy and exercise...

How to measure a microbiome

Every environment has an associated microbiome (or ‘microbiota’ if you’re feeling picky); from our homes, to the soil we walk on and the seas we swim in. Each of us have our own unique microbiome too, with approximately 3 microbial cells to every human cell on and in...

Ask your MP to review the Baby Friendly Hospital initiative

Earlier this year Infant Feeding Support UK submitted a response to the public consultation on BFHI guidelines. We at Feed are absolutely in agreement that we need to find a way to change breastfeeding support for the better. The UK needs to really think about what...

BLOG IDEA OR FANCY WRITING FOR us?

LET US KNOW!