• Why such low breastfeeding rates in the UK ?

    Breastfeeding and bottle feeding are topics often debated. Breastfeeding rates in the UK are some of the lowest in the world. However, only 1-2% of women are physiologically unable to breastfeed, so why do such a high percentage of parents bottle feed in the UK?  Social change  In the past breastfeeding has been viewed as a low-class practice and western cultures saw formula as the superior alternative. If we look at…

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