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Is Breast Best? Cherry Healey Investigates

Cherry Healey explores the topical issue of breastfeeding. She meets a teen mum who never even considered it, and a group who believe that breastfeeding is the only option.

In this fun yet compelling documentary, Cherry Healey explores the topical issue of breastfeeding and asks Is Breast Best? The World Health Organisation advises that all mothers breastfeed their children for at least the first six months after birth, but Cherry herself found the experience painful and traumatic and eventually gave up.

Over a year later she is still plagued by feelings of guilt for not trying harder and is now on a mission to find out how other mums feel - is she the only one? Along the way she meets Jess, a teen mum who never even considered breastfeeding and has formula-fed all the way with no worries at all, and a group of 'lactivists' who strongly believe that breastfeeding is the only option for a new mum.

Join Cherry as she explores the world of boobs, bottles, babies and breast milk with her usual refreshing honesty.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 2 Oct 2012 23:35

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Kelis

    Milkshake

  • Moloko

    Familiar Feeling

  • The Doors

    The End

  • Amy Winehouse

    Back To Black

  • Groove Armada

    Dusk You & Me

  • KT Tunstall

    The Other Side Of The World

  • Lily Allen

    The Fear

  • Nelly Furtado

    Maneater

  • Kylie Minogue

    Can't Get You Out Of My Head

  • Paolo Nutini

    Pencil Full Of Lead

  • Green Day

    Time Of Your Life

  • Shania Twain - When

  • Creed

    With Arms Wide Open

  • St Germain

    Soul Salsa Soul

  • The Coral - Dreaming Of You

  • Rihanna

    SOS

  • Groove Armada

    A Private Interlude

  • St Germain

    Deep In It

  • The Ordinary Boys

    Boys Will Be Boys

  • The White Stripes

    Seven Nation Army

  • Queen

    Another One Bites The Dust

  • Cat Stevens

    Where Do The Children Play

  • Coldplay

    God Put A Smile Upon Your Face

  • Lady Gaga

    Poker Face

  • KT Tunstall

    Suddenly I See

  • Florence + the Machine

    Dog Days Are Over

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Cherry Healey
Presenter Cherry Healey
Presenter Cherry Healey
Production Company Renegade Pictures
Production Company Sienna Productions

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