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Context is best - a reflection on the breast vs bottle uproar by Dr Eva Neely

Last week clinical psychologist Dr Natalie Flynn was interviewed about the new release of her parenting book Smart Mothering.

 

In her book, she draws on scientific literature to provide parents with the up-to-date, state of the art research on varying parenting practices, one topic being infant feeding. Though the intentions sit in the right place, it is questionable whether more parenting books are the solution to ‘bombardment stress’.

Dr Eva Neely is a lecturer in health promotion in the Victoria University of Wellington's School of Health.   She reflects on the release of the parenting book Smart Mothering.

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