I believe that we should endeavour to make all workplaces breastfeeding-friendly and support local health services to become baby friendly.
No parent should feel stigmatised for breastfeeding, and we should be more accepting of such a normal act in the workplace.
We should commit to working towards the World Health Organisation’s target of increasing the number of babies who are breastfed, whilst also recognising that breastfeeding is not the only option for some parents.
For parents unable to breastfeed for medical reasons, or in same-sex families with two fathers, breastfeeding is simply not an option and we should not take any steps that would stigmatise those families.
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