Hospital faces legal action over newborn baby seized from mother – The Guardian

Posted June 20th, 2011 in breastfeeding, care orders, hospitals, judicial review, news by sally

“A breastfeeding mother whose newborn baby was forcibly taken from her and put into care for six days is seeking a judicial review over alleged unlawful treatment during a crucial bonding period with her daughter.”

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The Guardian, 17th June 2011

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Midwives: Law on breastfeeding must be widened – The Independent

Posted June 28th, 2008 in breastfeeding, news by sally

“Midwives and maternity groups are urging the Government to extend a new law to give mothers the legal right to breastfeed babies more than six months old in public.”

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The Independent, 28th June 2008

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Mothers could win right to breastfeed in public – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 16th, 2008 in breastfeeding, news by sally

“Mothers will win a legal right to breast feed in public, under plans being considered by the Government.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th June 2008

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Mother is banned from breast-feeding in surgery over health and safety concerns – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 11th, 2008 in breastfeeding, health & safety, news by sally

“A mother was told she could not breast-feed her baby in a doctor’s surgery, because it was in breach of health and safety rules.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th June 2008

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Mayor wins £7,000 after council’s ban on breast-feeding – The Guardian

Posted August 24th, 2007 in breastfeeding, news, sex discrimination by sally

“A former mayor has successfully sued her council for discrimination after she was banned from breast-feeding while using the official limousine.”

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The Guardian, 24th August 2007

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Equality laws enshrine mothers’ right to breastfeed in public – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2007 in breastfeeding, news, sex discrimination, women by sally

“New mothers will gain the right to breastfeed their babies in cafes and shops under proposed changes to equality laws announced yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 13th June 2007

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