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The UK Infant Feeding Survey published


The Infant Feeding Survey (IFS) has been conducted every five years since 1975. The 2010 IFS was the eighth national survey of infant feeding practices to be conducted. The main aim of the survey was to provide estimates on the incidence, prevalence, and duration of breastfeeding and other feeding practices adopted by mothers in the first eight to ten months after their baby was born.

WHO clarification on industry funding

WHO has officially come out to distance itself from PAHO’s acceptance of industry funds for NCDs which was highlighted by Reuters on 19th October

TODAY: Opportunity to strengthen EU legislation on foods for infants and young children


IBFAN  recommendations  for strengthening the Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on food intended for infants and young children and on food for special medical purposes

President Obama and the breastfed baby

Obama and babyObama and babyNice story sent by Siti Norjinah Moin, Founder of the Malaysian Breastfeeding Association. Director of Breastfeeding Information Bureau (BIB Malaysia). 

World Nutrition Rio2012

I gave four presentations at this marvellous nutrition conference - which was the first of its kind to be free of corporate funding - and it showed. 

World Public Health nutrition

Do remember to check out the rather wonderful articles on the World Public Health Nutrition website. http://www.wphna.org

Andy Chetley

Andy Chetley dies Wednesday 17th October 2012

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