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#Breastfeeding

The importance of Rachel McAdam's viral breast pump pic can not be understated

A photographer captured her pumping on set.

From TheJournal.ie 'I feed my baby in cafés, airplanes & churches... it can be difficult, but it's so worth it' Breastfeeding

'I feed my baby in cafés, airplanes & churches... it can be difficult, but it's so worth it'

Sadly, just stating the scientific and biological facts on breastfeeding is often misinterpreted to be a judgement on other women’s choices, writes broadcaster Wendy Grace.

From TheJournal.ie A new study has found that adults who were breastfed as babies earn more than those who were not Breastfeeding

A new study has found that adults who were breastfed as babies earn more than those who were not

The findings suggest that a higher rate of breastfeeding could lead to ‘substantial returns’ for national economies.

From TheJournal.ie I know breast is best, but here's why I stopped feeling ashamed about bottle feeding Feeding Time

I know breast is best, but here's why I stopped feeling ashamed about bottle feeding

Let’s support mums whatever their situation is, writes Sheena McGinley.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think breastfeeding is promoted enough? Awareness This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think breastfeeding is promoted enough?

National Breastfeeding Week was launched yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Fussing about low breastfeeding rates reeks of mother-shaming' Support

Opinion: 'Fussing about low breastfeeding rates reeks of mother-shaming'

World Breastfeeding Week should be about promoting existing supports, not questioning our rates writes Adrienne Corless.

Khloe Kardashian says she has been shamed for not breastfeeding her daughter

Khloe explained that she simply is not able to breastfeed.

From TheJournal.ie 13 reasons I'm secretly looking forward to breastfeeding again For The Breast

13 reasons I'm secretly looking forward to breastfeeding again

In two months I’ll be back on the lactation train, but it’s not all bad news, writes Chrissie Russell.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case Science

Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case

A combination of medicines and hormones was able to induce lactation, and the baby’s growth and feeding habits were all normal.

From TheJournal.ie Can I have a glass of wine? 8 questions about breastfeeding and booze - answered Nursing A Glass

Can I have a glass of wine? 8 questions about breastfeeding and booze - answered

There’s a lot of confusion around alcohol and breastfeeding. We spoke to an expert for some clarity.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative Babies

'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative

The HSE said it plans to provide funding for a new, revised model.

From TheJournal.ie 12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories Happy Mammaries

12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories

“In the throes of passion I suddenly realised I was spraying my boyfriend with a leaking left breast.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?

At the start of World Breastfeeding Week, British child experts have called for such education to be introduced in Britain.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things I wish I'd known about breastfeeding Whenever Wherever

9 things I wish I'd known about breastfeeding

Turns out the things I’d learned from TV sitcoms weren’t true, writes Chrissie Russell.

From TheJournal.ie Cllr Jennifer Whitmore: 'I'm shocked a breastfeeding politician was considered news' Opinion

Cllr Jennifer Whitmore: 'I'm shocked a breastfeeding politician was considered news'

Maternity leave should be a universal right regardless of whether you are elected or unelected, writes Jennifer Whitmore.

From TheJournal.ie Enough of the guilt: Breastfeeding isn't always an option or the right thing to do Column

Enough of the guilt: Breastfeeding isn't always an option or the right thing to do

I refuse to be judged any further than I have already judged myself on the matter, writes Jennifer Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament Breastfeeding

Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament

Senator Larissa Waters fed her two-month-old daughter as she returned to work for the first time since giving birth.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's breast milk bank is running very low on supply Premature Babies

Ireland's breast milk bank is running very low on supply

There’s only two weeks of supply left at the island’s only milk bank.

From TheJournal.ie Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras Latching On

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Nurses, mothers, grandmothers and children flocked towards the Áras yesterday for a breastfeeding event organised by Sabina Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie 6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert Sponsored By HSE

6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert

We speak to a breastfeeding expert from the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Sabina Higgins to host special breastfeeding morning at the Áras Latching On

Sabina Higgins to host special breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Sabina will welcome mothers and their children next week.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport admits that controversial breastfeeding sign "could have been worded better" Use Discretion

Dublin Airport admits that controversial breastfeeding sign "could have been worded better"

The sign was taken down shortly after being put on the door of the airport’s ‘designated baby feeding room’.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women who give birth at home are much more likely to breastfeed Home Birth

Irish women who give birth at home are much more likely to breastfeed

Only 60% of Irish women begin breastfeeding, compared to a European average of around 90%.

From TheJournal.ie DUP MP says that public breastfeeding is "exhibitionism" Putting On A Show

DUP MP says that public breastfeeding is "exhibitionism"

Sammy Wilson is against mothers breastfeeding their children in the House of Commons.

This mam went viral after she stopped her own wedding to breastfeed her daughter

“That moment when you’re getting married and your baby gets hungry”

From TheJournal.ie This 'Breastfeeding Welcome Here' sign is coming to a cafe near you Feeding Frenzy

This 'Breastfeeding Welcome Here' sign is coming to a cafe near you

And more businesses are being urged to join in.

From TheJournal.ie This mother found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos Victoria's Secret

This mother found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos

“I bet this won’t be reported because you can see this picture in every mall you step into.”

This mam found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos

“I bet this won’t be reported, because you can see this picture in every mall you step into.”

This mam's response to breastfeeding shamers has taken off on Facebook

She certainly called them out.

From The42 'He’s used to it. He’s got bigger t*** than me!' - Robbie Keane responds to Roy Bantz

'He’s used to it. He’s got bigger t*** than me!' - Robbie Keane responds to Roy

Ireland’s captain has had a hectic few days but insists he is ready if called upon to take on Germany.

From TheJournal.ie 12 things I wish someone had told me before having kids Opinion

12 things I wish someone had told me before having kids

You can live without sleep, but you cannot live without coffee, writes Claire Micks.

From TheJournal.ie How breastfeeding has brought me closer to my baby daughter Column

How breastfeeding has brought me closer to my baby daughter

Nothing compares to the pure job of seeing her relax while I feed her.

From TheJournal.ie A woman breastfed her baby live on Irish TV today Midday Snack

A woman breastfed her baby live on Irish TV today

And the reaction was mixed.

A woman breastfed live on TV3 today, and the audience went mad

Several viewers have declared they will not be watching the programme again.

From TheJournal.ie A woman who claimed her baby was taken from her as she breastfed has been charged by police Penneys

A woman who claimed her baby was taken from her as she breastfed has been charged by police

28-year-old Caroline Starmer has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

From TheJournal.ie Penneys robustly denies claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother Vacate The Premises

Penneys robustly denies claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother

The company says it has reviewed CCTV footage from the store and spoken to the guard who denies the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Penneys 'urgently investigating' claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother Vacate The Premises

Penneys 'urgently investigating' claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother

The security guard, according to the woman, forcibly removed the baby from her breast.

From TheJournal.ie Australian woman banned from breastfeeding – because she has tattoos Sydney

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding – because she has tattoos

She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.

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