During an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Jesuit Pope used breastfeeding as an analogy for feeding humanity
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Saturday 27 November 2010
Europe has tightened controls on a "gender bender" chemical present in food and drinks which has been linked to breast cancer, fertility problems and other illnesses.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
Gisele Bundchen, the Brazilian supermodel, has called for mothers to be forced to breastfeed for the first six months of their baby's life.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
Actress and presenter Denise Van Outen has admitted that she gave up breastfeeding after less than a month.
Monday 28 June 2010
An article describing breastfeeding as "creepy", written by an editor of a parenting magazine, has provoked outrage and been reported to the Press Complaints Commission.
Saturday 26 June 2010
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Health campaigners called today for the "breast is best" message to be changed after research suggested it may be failing to convince new mothers.
Sunday 30 May 2010
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
Many mothers who are concerned about the presence of BPA in baby bottles are confused about the evidence and would like clearer guidance from the Government.
Thursday 01 April 2010
Boots said yesterday it would phase out baby bottles containing BPA within "a few weeks".
Wednesday 24 March 2010
Two baby slings sold in the UK are being recalled in the US and Canada following claims linking them to three infant deaths.
Thursday 25 February 2010
A bus company apologised today after a "humiliated" young mother was told to get off a bus in the rain because she was breastfeeding.
Friday 29 January 2010
Ofcom is looking into complaints after a midwife suggested during a TV debate that breast milk may not be any better for older children than drinking cola.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Children's Secretary Ed Balls came under pressure over health visitor numbers today as the Tories and Labour embarked on a battle over family values.
Sunday 22 November 2009
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
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Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
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