Breastfeeding welcome here?

Breastfeeding in public is often a topic for debate. Although a very personal decision for parents, breastfeeding in public spaces is viewed as a social issue with divided opinions. This article looks at the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and babies versus the influence social attitudes can have, and asks if attitudes towards breastfeeding in public places in Northern Ireland are changing.

Breastfeeding - a great start: A strategy for Northern Ireland (2013-2023)
Image of a woman and baby breastfeeding (Image taken from ‘Breastfeeding – a great start: A strategy for Northern Ireland [2013-2023]’)
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What are ‘Family, Drug and Alcohol Courts’ and are they effective?

The draft Programme for Government contains a commitment to running a pilot family drug and alcohol court in Northern Ireland. Such courts have been used in England for some time, but what are they and how effective have they been?

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