The UK has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding in Europe. We strongly support national policies, practices and legislation that are conducive to breastfeeding, as well as promotion, advice and support to new mothers. Our messages and recommendations in this statement are specific to the UK.
Our subject guides on a range of child health topics are for researchers interested in child health and the history of paediatrics. Smoking is one of the biggest causes of death and illness in the UK.