Breaking the Code: the legal loopholes harming UK mothers and babies

This month, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) laid bare the global picture of laws to promote and safeguard breastfeeding. The report shows the extent to which 195 countries have integrated guidance from the International Code of Marketing

MDG5: Is the cup half full or half empty?

In the dying embers of 2015, as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) yield to the new and yet more ambitious Sustainable Development Goals it seems fitting to pause and ponder the cup of maternal mortality and reflect on the achievements and shortcomings of MDG 5. This target, set in 2000,