Tagged: infant feeding

Discovery of prehistoric baby bottles shows infants were fed cow’s milk 5,000 years ago - Guest Work

Guest Author Sep 26, 2019

Julie Dunne, University of Bristol How did people look after their children in the Stone Age? It turns out that prehistoric parents may not have been so different to modern mums and dads. Clay vessels that have been found in Germany could have been used to supplement breast milk and wean children more than 5,000 years ago. They became … Read More

Context is best – a reflection on last week’s breast vs bottle uproar - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 11, 2019

Dr Eva Neely Last week clinical psychologist Dr Natalie Flynn was interviewed about the new release of her parenting book Smart Mothering. In her book, she draws on scientific literature to provide parents with the up-to-date, state of the art research on varying parenting practices, one topic being infant feeding. Though the intentions sit in the right place, … Read More