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#Breastfeeding

# breastfeeding - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding - because she has tattoos

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

# breastfeeding - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

The longer kids are breastfed for, the more they earn when they start working

A major new study of almost 3,500 children has found some interesting results about breastfeeding.

# breastfeeding - Monday 9 March, 2015

The pressure to breastfeed can be overwhelming and failure can be crippling

Many women are simply unable to breastfeed – and they shouldn’t be made to feel like failures for it.

# breastfeeding - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This mother still breastfeeds her six-year-old daughter, and the internet is going crazy Got Milk

# breastfeeding - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Claridge's Hotel 'didn't mean to upset' breastfeeding woman who was told to cover up

The hotel has come under fire after a mother of three complained about being asked to shroud her feeding baby with a large napkin.

# breastfeeding - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Opinion: What happens when a pregnant woman or nursing mother gets sent to jail?

The question of women who are pregnant or parenting in prison is a complex one – and their number is rising.

# breastfeeding - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Turing tests, app imitation and critical robots

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# breastfeeding - Friday 13 June, 2014

Breastfeeding pics won't be removed by Facebook anymore

The site says that breastfeeding is “natural and beautiful”.

# breastfeeding - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Research has figured out why breastfed babies are so smart IQ

Research has figured out why breastfed babies are so smart

And it’s not really the breastfeeding at all.

# breastfeeding - Monday 10 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman posts photograph of her breastfeeding a puppy 'to save its life' She What?!

Woman posts photograph of her breastfeeding a puppy 'to save its life'

The animal was refusing to eat, and she says her ‘maternal instinct’ kicked in.

# breastfeeding - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations

New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.

# breastfeeding - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter

A study revealed that nursing is associated with three-year-olds having better language skills and seven-year-olds being more intelligent.

# breastfeeding - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Human breast milk now a 'luxury drink' for wealthy in China Wet Nurse

Human breast milk now a 'luxury drink' for wealthy in China

Rich clients can drink directly from the breast, or from a pump “if they feel embarrassed”.

# breastfeeding - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Poll: Will removing baby images from formula encourage breastfeeding? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will removing baby images from formula encourage breastfeeding?

The images of smiling babies could discourage breastfeeding, according to some parents’ groups and politicians.

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

New EU laws are to help encourage breastfeeding and were welcomed by one Irish MEP.

# breastfeeding - Monday 19 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

More breastfeeding needed to tackle obesity in children and adults

Scientific report says Ireland has lowest breast feeding rates in Europe.

# breastfeeding - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Breastfeeding baby doll: creepy or groundbreaking?

Some say Breast Milk Baby is forcing children to be too grown-up – but others argue opposition to it is due to the taboo surrounding breastfeeding.

# breastfeeding - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Column: Breast feeding? Nobody tells you about the bleeding nipples

Breast might be best – but it’s not for everyone, so spare us the guilt trip, writes Siobhan Corcoran.

# breastfeeding - Monday 1 October, 2012

National Breastfeeding Week: Irish breastfeeding rates below European neighbours'

The HSE says this year’s event will focus on the importance of breastfeeding for the health of children and mothers, and highlight how rates of breastfeeding in Ireland fall way below those of other European countries.

# breastfeeding - Friday 10 August, 2012

Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film

Maryann Sahoury is suing a production company after breastfeeding instructional video was used by a third party to make porn.

# breastfeeding - Friday 11 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

Here's what the world thought of that Time breastfeeding cover... Breastfeeding This post contains a poll

Here's what the world thought of that Time breastfeeding cover...

Magazine’s photo of mother breastfeeding three-year-old son criticised as “exploitative”. What did you think of it?

# breastfeeding - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Breastfeeding could cut chances of childhood obesity by 50 per cent

New research shows that babies who are breastfed for six months or more have their chances of obesity by nine years cut by more than half.

# breastfeeding - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance

INTO conference motion from Enniscorthy district sought to double teachers’ breastfeeding time entitlements.

# breastfeeding - Friday 2 March, 2012

Poll: Should women breastfeed in public? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should women breastfeed in public?

If a woman chooses to breastfeed her child, should she do so in public? Let us know what you think.

Column: Breastfeeding in public is natural, and we need to see it that way

Feeding our babies is the most normal thing in the world, writes Chris Finn – so our attitudes have to change.

# breastfeeding - Monday 6 February, 2012

Breastfeeding protest held outside Facebook HQ Breastfeeding This post contains images

Breastfeeding protest held outside Facebook HQ

Around 40 people took part in the protest against Facebook’s removal of photographs of women breastfeeding their children.

# breastfeeding - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Latest on ‘SOPA Ireland’; radical changes for taxis; and who’s in trouble over Eye Of The Tiger?

Breastfeeding campaigners to protest at Facebook HQ in Dublin

Demonstrations will take place at Facebook offices in several cities across the world next week by protesters who are angry about Facebook deleting images of breastfeeding.

# breastfeeding - Monday 18 July, 2011

Baby mix-up at Australian hospital

The switch was only discovered after more than eight hours….but how often is this kind of mistake made?

# breastfeeding - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Michelle Obama calls for removal of breastfeeding barriers at work US

Michelle Obama calls for removal of breastfeeding barriers at work

The lack of appropriate places for nursing women to express milk at work leads to fewer continuing with breastfeeding – which is linked to higher rates of obesity, says Obama.