According to a recent publication by the Growing up in Ireland study, Ireland has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world.
In studio to discuss the issue were:
Victoria White, columnist with the Irish Examiner.
Barbara Scully, writer and presenter with Dublin South FM.
Dr Caitriona Clear, Lecturer in History, NUI Galway.
Siobhan Hourigan, HSE National Breastfeeding councillor, breastfeeding.ie
A number of mothers also joined the debate:
Emma Hayes staff writer at family friendly hq and blogs at emmasmadjotters.com
Sinead Fox blogs at bumblesofrice.com
Yaz O’Connor glittermamawishes.com