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Free online resource offers support for breastfeeding women

Julie Penfold Freelance health writer

A homemade website is helping to boost the UK’s breastfeeding rates

An NHS infant feeding lead who is passionate about increasing breastfeeding rates has devoted hours of her own time to create a free online education resource, the Breastfeeding Companion, to support breastfeeding mothers. Breastfeeding provides many benefits to mother and baby yet rates in the UK are among the lowest in the world.

Primary Health Care. 28, 2, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/phc.28.2.8.s7

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