Maternity & Midwifery Forum

Amy Brown

Midwifery Sector News

“Body image is a stronger prediction of breastfeeding duration than weight.”

In 2014 the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Government Equalities Office published a report into the effects of body image during pregnancy and post-birth. The report concluded that midwives and health visitors should support women not to fixate on body image and to eat healthily during......