Finding role models can be a great way to increase confidence.
I spoke to women about their experience of extended breastfeeding.
Most UK workplaces aren’t set up for women to breastfeed, so is it any wonder rates are so low.
Proper support for breastfeeding is an environmental imperative.
Promoting the benefits of breastfeeding isn’t enough when uncomfortable and uninviting public places deter mothers. Places that help them feel comfortable breastfeeding have several key features.
South Africa is still lagging behind when it comes to support for breastfeeding in the workplace.
South African health authorities educate the public about breastfeeding but without supportive legislation and strong communication, it will never be normalised.