House of Commons
POINTS OF LIGHT AWARD FOR DRUGS IN BREASTMILK HELPLINE
EDM #1307
Tabled 23 May 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House welcomes the announcement that Dr Wendy Jones, founder of the Breastfeeding Network's Drugs in Breastmilk helpline, has received a Points of Light award from the Prime Minister's Office; understands that the Drugs in Breastmilk helpline, which was established by Dr Jones over 20 years ago, helps over 7,000 women a year by providing clear advice on the types of treatment and medication that can be safely taken during breastfeeding; believes that this accolade reflects the outstanding academic contribution that Dr Wendy Jones has made towards advancing our understanding of the impact of different types of drug on breastmilk, as well as reflecting the high quality, personalised support that Dr Jones has provided to thousands of breastfeeding women across the UK; and congratulates Dr Wendy Jones on receiving her Points of Light award and wishes her every success for the future.