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Breastfeeding targets set up new mums to fail

Madeleine Morris, the author of Guilt-Free Bottle-Feeding, does not believe that governments should legislate how a woman feeds her child.It seems that the good old days when governments tried to prescribe what you did and didn’t do within the privacy of their homes are not entirely gone. Did you know that the government has targets for breastfeeding? Journalist and author Madeleine Morris says we need to scrap these targets immediately, so that 84% of Australian mums don’t have to feel that they ‘failed’  their children. Read her piece in the Guardian online to get all the facts and figures.

Right: Madeleine Morris, the author of Guilt-Free Bottle-Feeding, does not believe that governments should legislate how a woman feeds her child.