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Dr Jack Newman's Clinic and Website may have to close due to lack of funding.

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foxytocin Wed 17-Sep-08 02:37:05

read msg on his homepage sad

Shows you how much we value breastfeeding, doesn't it.

Please donate anything you can.

NotQuiteCockney Wed 17-Sep-08 06:52:31

How much the Canadians value breastfeeding, you mean - he's not in the UK.

Sucks, though, wherever he is.

foxytocin Wed 17-Sep-08 08:47:10

It is the Royal WE NQC, as in we in the West wink

NotQuiteCockney Wed 17-Sep-08 09:59:48

Fair enough - I think BF is even less well supported in Canada, tbh, the whole 'if you must BF in public, for god's sake, express it and put it in a bottle' attitude is much much more common there than here.

tiktok Wed 17-Sep-08 10:03:20

NQC, you have it wrong about Canada....the attitude you describe is more common in the US. Canada has a very good network of breastfeeding support and their bf stats are better than ours and better than the US.

NotQuiteCockney Wed 17-Sep-08 10:04:47

Oh, fair enough. All the Canadians I know breastfeed (for years and years and years) but I just assumed that was a self-selecting thing.

I know the whole attachment parenting thing is bigger in the US and Canada than here, but I think it's quite a niche thing, still, iyswim.

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