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Breast is not best, it's just normal says expert at Belfast celebration of breastfeeding

As Belfast gets set to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2018 with a one-day festival dedicated to supporting expectant and new parents, Jenny Lee talks to one of the speakers, paediatric dietician Jennifer Ashcroft, about what mums should and shouldn't be eating while breastfeeding

Paediatric dietician Jennifer Ashcroft, who will be speaking at Breastival at Belfast's Ulster Museum on August 4, pictured with her nine-month-old daughter Emmeline
DESPITE the NHS and World Health Organisation recommendation that children be breastfed until the age of two and beyond, only 7 per cent of children in Northern Ireland are breastfed past six months. [...]

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