|More women should be encouraged to breastfeed, it has been suggested.
Beverley Beech, honorary chair of the Association for the Improvement in Maternity Services, said that too often, women are persuaded to give up breastfeeding early.
Commenting after news that breastfeeding in public has been made legal under the Equality Bill, Ms Beech said that obstetricians are often too keen to persuade women to give up breastfeeding.
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