FLRF/Medela Post

Maureen MinchinBottle Feeding, breastmilk, Commentary, debate, General News, infant feeding history, Lactation, Lactivism, Marketing, Reviews by MM

My previous post, Friends of the WHO Code? set out the facts re the Family Larsson Rosenquist Foundation as I understand them, and I have had no contradictions or corrections. (I will report any, of course, in public posts, as I believe strongly that private groups discussing this issue misleads good people, and creates needless confusion and dissension.)    To recap … Read More

Friends of the WHO Code?

Maureen MinchinBottle Feeding, breastmilk, Commentary, debate, General News, Infant Formula, Infant Health, Lactivism, Marketing, Marketing, Milk Matters, Reviews by MM

I sometimes wonder why good sense is called common sense, when it seems to be relatively rare in some places.  Take for example some of that minority who insist that no one should, for example,   read literature created or published by commercial interests (other than their own, or their friends); attend or speak at conferences organised by any related commercial … Read More

Human or microbial? deception in marketing

Maureen MinchinAllergies, Bottle Feeding, breastmilk, Child Health, Food Intolerance, General News, Immunology, Infant Formula, Infant Health, Lactation, Marketing, Marketing, Maternal Health, Microbiome, Milk Hypothesis, Milk Matters, Weaning

Over the years, many sad stories, but were there happy endings? I often wonder about outcomes long term. One in particular.  Were you the midwife who attended both my infant feeding and allergy and IBLCE exam prep workshops with your newborn baby more than 20 years ago? Workshops were held in Armadale around three weeks apart, and in the first … Read More