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African-American Tradition Returns To Mardi Gras Carnival

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 01.22.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- The "baby dolls," an on-again, off-again Mardi Gras tradition of New Orleans' African-American community, are on again. The troupes of...

Breastfeeding - Our Country's Lactation Intolerance

Tessa Blake | Posted 10.19.2011 | Parents
Tessa Blake

A month ago a breastfeeding doll from Europe made a controversial splash in the U.S., erroneously accused of "sexualizing" children. I hate to break it to you, but children who see mothers nursing will mimic it. Are you suggesting this is shameful? What if she feeds her doll with a bottle? Is she not being a kid then, or is it just the breast that's the problem?