Hannah Lynes

Mother, Chair of National Maternity Voices and Coordinator of Balgowan Chess Club.

NHS information on MRI/CT scans and breastfeeding

Last updated: November 10, 2018

The Breastfeeding Network says that after an MRI (pdf) or CT (pdf) scan with contrast dye, it’s fine to continue breastfeeding. However, NHS hospital policies or patient information sometimes state that women need to stop breastfeeding for 24 hours after the scan, which can be practically difficult and can present health risks for mother and…

Complaint about The One Show breastfeeding feature

Last updated: February 14, 2017

I complained to the BBC about the breastfeeding feature on The One Show, broadcast on 5 October 2016. The BBC’s response did not address the specific issues I had raised, so I wrote back to them. Their second response did address the issues I raised, but did not accept that the comments I complained about…