Breastfeeding is a crucial chapter in the lives of many families, and one you may be about to start yourself. It’s a truly special time when a mother and baby are together laying the foundations of their relationship.

But it isn’t always plain sailing! Today’s new mums are caught between a shiny, social media perspective on breastfeeding on one hand, and overblown tabloid taboo on the other.

At Weleda we felt it was time to shine some sunlight on such an important and divided subject. We wanted to cut through all this noise and take an honest look at breastfeeding in the UK today.

We wanted to listen to the experts. And by doing this provide useful advice and information on what new mums need, and how they can find support during this important time.

Read our breastfeeding report now