Breastfeeding Beyond Babyhood: Giving families who are continuing to breastfeed beyond six months the support they need

IBCLC and Breastfeeding counsellor, Emma Pickett discusses her motivations for writing Supporting Breastfeeding Past the First Six Months and Beyond: A Guide for Professionals and Parents. She reflects on patterns she’s observed such as the increase in continued breastfeeding during and after the pandemic, the stigma associated with breastfeeding beyond babyhood, and the ways in which her book can help professionals support breastfeeding families with confidence.