Menu ENN Search
Language: English Français

Disturbing online magazine article on breastfeeding

This question was posted the Infant and young child feeding interventions forum area and has 2 replies. You can also reply via email – be sure to leave the subject unchanged.

» Post a reply

Frederich Christian Tan

Public Health Practitioner

Normal user

16 Mar 2017, 13:26

<p>Dear IYCF experts and practitioners:</p><p>There is a magazine article circulating in social media and the title is [i]"After Her Baby's Accidental Death, This Mom Is Speaking Out About Why Breast Isn't Always Best"[i]. I really find this magazine article quite disturbing and would like to know what is your take on this issue. You may find the article <a href="">here</a> and also <a href="">here</a></p><p>Hoping to hear your viewpoint on this.</p><p>Thanks!<br />Derich</p><pre>P.S. We all know that social media is a platform where you can generate a good number of audience and oftentimes influence people's decisions.</pre>

Patti Rundall, Baby Milk Action IBFAN UK

Policy Director

Normal user

16 Mar 2017, 14:36

We have had many requests about this. See this response from UNICEF UK BFI
The US BFHI has also done a response - that's a PDF - not sure if I can upload it.

Re the new DEC appeal here is a blog piece about the need for care in messaging about IYCF.

Patti Rundall

Jodine Chase

SafelyFed Canada

Normal user

16 Mar 2017, 22:16

Here is a link to the Baby Friendly USA statement:

Back to top

» Post a reply