Yorkshire Post: Breastfeeding Bullies in the NHS Put My Son’s Life at Risk

My son leaves school tomorrow, but it doesn’t seem two minutes since he was a helpless infant. And I mean helpless. When he was 10 days old he collapsed in my arms as I ran across the hospital car park; his tiny, almost-lifeless body a sickly shade of yellow, jaundiced by severe dehydration. Here was my precious first-born, the child I had tried so hard to conceive. And I almost lost him because midwives bullied me into breastfeeding. Poor little Jack, whose weight had dropped from a healthy 7lb 12oz to just under 6lb, was starving to death. And I will never forgive those medical professionals for allowing it to happen, all in the name of “policy”.

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