Breastfeeding Confusion
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Confusion?

by Andrea Robertson Muddled thinking about the concept of “informed choice” are impacting on effective breastfeeding promotion, especially in prenatal education. Many prenatal educators think that information on bottle feeding must be included in their programs to ensure that women have the opportunity to make a reasoned decision about infant feeding. Thus, details on “how […]

Aren't babies clever
Breastfeeding

Lessons from Sweden: aren’t babies clever?

by Ann-Marie Widstrom A mother and her newborn infant can be regarded as a reciprocal biological unit where innate physiological mechanisms lead to instinctive behaviours that quicken emotional as well as physiological functions. From an evolutionary point of view this was a prerequisite for survival. The mother received impulses from her infant and understood how […]