Marshall, Joyce (2013) Midwifery basics. Infant feeding: The social context of infant feeding. Practising Midwife, 16 (1). pp. 37-40. ISSN 1461-3123

Infant feeding: is the twelfth series of ‘Midwifery basics’ targeted at practising midwives. It aims to provide information to raise awareness of the impact of the work of midwives on women’s experience and encourage midwives to seek further information through a series of activities. In this fourth article Joyce Marshall explores the social context of infant feeding in the UK including sources of support for women whilst feeding their babies from health professionals, peer supporters and their family and social network.

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