Editor's Blog

Breastfeeding education – where angels fear to tread?

Just before Easter, I spent a pleasant hour talking to a young woman whose first baby was four weeks old. I was supposed to be talking to her about her experience of antenatal classes but we didn’t, in fact, do much of that. Her little boy lay on a pristine changing mat at her feet and she gazed at him endlessly, only occasionally making eye-contact with me.

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Gender Equality is an Issue for the Critical 1000 Days

I spent the weekend at the Women of the World (WOW) festival on the South Bank in London. If you have never been, go next year. Many events are free. Some you need a day-pass or weekend-pass for and some are evening events that are open to everyone but for which a charge is made. You can have a great weekend without paying anything. And events you have to pay for are nearly always worth the money. (http://wow.southbankcentre.co.uk/)

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