Research At The NCT

Research at the NCT

This week's Q&A was with Sarah McMullen, Head of Knowledge at the NCT (National Childbirth Trust), supported by Rachel Plachcinski, the NCT's Research Engagement Officer. Sarah says: The Knowledge team support NCT to be evidence-based in all we do. This…

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Milk And Beyond – Weaning Q&A

Milk and Beyond – Weaning Q&A

Heather Welford has been an NCT breastfeeding counsellor and tutor, training other breastfeeding counsellors and healthcare professionals, for many years. As a journalist and writer, she's written several books and many articles about feeding babies, and has a strong interest…

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Breastfeeding – Changing The Conversation

Breastfeeding – changing the conversation

  • May 5, 2017

For our second online Q&A, we spoke to Heather Trickey, a breastfeeding counsellor and Research Manager for the NCT. Heather is interested in why some public health policies appear to work whilst others fail, and her PhD in infant feeding policy…

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New Team Members

New Team Members

One of our first jobs was to recruit some key team members and we are pleased to introduce Tamasin Greenough-Graham and Rebecca Brueton who will be our project coordinators.

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Parenting Science Gang Is Go!

Parenting Science Gang is Go!

I’m delighted to announce that the Wellcome Trust, in their infinite wisdom, have decided to give a Society Award to Parenting Science Gang. (Proposed slogan: Parenting is always an experiment, so why not collect the data?). A few months ago, I…

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