Women have made progress in many areas of gender equality, but within the issues of motherhood, we have not made much progress at all. Pregnancy cannot be separated from the female sex. Only women can become pregnant. This means that discrimination on the basis of pregnancy is a form of sex discrimination. Breastfeeding is a… [Read more…]
Last week I was told “There’s a time and place for everything” when it comes to breastfeeding. It’s not the first time I’ve ever heard that, and I couldn’t agree more! The time is whenever baby is hungry, and the place is wherever Mama is. When we breastfeed, we feed “on demand” or “on cue“. … [Read more…]
I humbly ask now that you please join our attempt to prove that nursing is not “ick” or inappropriate and we have a right to feed our babies in this manner in public as much as in the comfort of our own homes. Friday April 10, 2013 at 10 CDT They will begin gathering at… [Read more…]
Breastfeeding In Public – HuffPost Live. Check out the HuffPost Live interview today! Im mentioned around the 5.25 mark. great discussion
I would like to dedicate my essay to the woman at the restaurant who was openly disrespected and judged. And to the man, who obviously had no manners whatsoever, your behavior truly was inappropriate and disgusting. via The debate about public breastfeeding – The Independent Florida Alligator: Columns. Fantastic article by a UF student. … [Read more…]
Breastfeeding whenever, wherever a child is hungry is an integral component of breastfeeding success. To take that away is to inhibit mothers who only want to do right by their child. We don’t put the same constraints on mothers who bottle feed. To dictate a separate set of rules for a nursing mother and child… [Read more…]
Sun is eating so well these days. She consumes ridiculous quantities of food for her little body. There’s not a food she won’t try, or a meal that she’ll miss. Her brother was the same. I can tell nursing is starting to take a backseat to solid foods. In the 6-12 months transition that they… [Read more…]
Breastfeeding mothers should be allowed to bring their babies with them when escorting others to medical appointments via NunatsiaqOnline 2013-03-21: NEWS: Escort policy discriminates against breastfeeding moms: Nunavut MLA.
Breastfeeding mom told: ‘If you want to stay, cover up’ A Rocklin mother is a little upset, claiming she was told to fully cover herself while breastfeeding or get kicked out of her daughter’s music fair. via Breastfeeding mom told: ‘If you want to stay, cover up’ | Video | news10.net.
In the last year or so I have spoken to moms that were not allowed into a local courtroom because they were nursing, were asked to stop breastfeeding in a social services office and harassed at a local restaurant for breastfeeding! via Breastfeeding not properly respected in St. Lawrence County | NorthCountryNow.
Utah woman who was allegedly released from her calling, or assignment, with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because she was breast-feeding during church. via Woman Told ‘No Breastfeeding In Church’ | FOX8.com – Cleveland news & weather from WJW Television FOX 8. I find this quote very telling, “LDS church member Shelby… [Read more…]
A Sydney mother was berated for breastfeeding in public by the staff of Newtown’s Satellite Cafe. The cafe owner allegedly told her it was “disgusting”, and “an offense to humanity.” via Aussie mother breastfeeding in cafe told she was an ‘offence to humanity’ – TNT Magazine. I love how this guy calls her an “offense… [Read more…]