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Breastfeeding in Class: From One Professor to Another

Andrea Bonior | Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents
Andrea Bonior

In a class whose whole premise involves feminism and culture, if your sensibilities are offended by the notion of a mother feeding her baby, then it seems you're not quite ready for college, let alone this seminar.

The Humbling of a Breastfeeding Snob

Abbie Rumbach | Posted 10.01.2012 | Parents
Abbie Rumbach

I, a total breastfeeding snob, had been humbled. All of the "lazy quitters" needed to move on over and make room for company -- after, of course, I extended my apologies.

9 Ways Google Can Make Breastfeeding Normal

Dionna Ford | Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents
Dionna Ford

Wouldn't it be amazing if Google used its global influence to help us normalize breastfeeding? Of course the real normalization of nursing happens every time a mother breastfeeds a child. But nursing is also normalized each time we see it on TV, in books, on Facebook, and yes, on Google and the Internet as a whole.

Is Breastfeeding Revolutionary?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 05.20.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

When Beyoncé fed Blue Ivy in a New York restaurant, she was enthusiastically supported by breastfeeding activists, who noted this simple act might change cultural perceptions.

Katherine Bindley

Facebook Pulls Breastfeeding Photos From 'Respect the Breast'

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.18.2012 | Parents

Breastfeeding mothers are accusing Facebook of censorship again. In what's become an ongoing quarrel, Heather Stultz and Cece Buehner, founders of a "...

'My Boys Will Be Boob Men'

John Willey | Posted 04.03.2012 | Parents
John Willey

What is this world coming to that people would question a mother's right to feed her child? The fact that there are so many ignorant people out there that can't handle this non-issue just baffles me.

Katherine Bindley

Breastfeeding Mom Protests Facebook Picture Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.23.2012 | Parents

The debate over how women choose to nurse their children -- not to mention where they do it, when they do it, and for how long -- has gone virtual. ...

Mom on Mom

Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE | Posted 12.11.2011 | Parents
Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE

New mothers sometimes snark hatefully at each other with the intent to cause pain. It starts with some article about breastfeeding, epidural, c-section, co-sleeping, whatever, and devolves rapidly. Some people call this Mommy Wars. I call this cyber-bullying.

Are Breastfeeding Activists Attacking The Wrong Group?

| Posted 12.07.2011 | Parents

By Joanna Weiss (Click here for the original article.) Raise a (nonalcoholic, noncaffeinated) toast! This is World Breastfeeding Week—in Canada, ...

'Lactivists' Overturn Restriction On Public Breast-Feeding For 2-Year-Olds

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A group of Georgia "lactivists" have successfully put the squeeze on a law restricting public breast-feeding. On Monday night, city council officia...