Fredericton mom told to stop breastfeeding at public pool

May 27, 2013

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A Fredericton mother is speaking out after a lifeguard asked her to stop breastfeeding her baby daughter at the city’s indoor public pool. Caroline Griffith said her 10-month-old was hungry and there were only a few people at the pool, so she discreetly began to nurse her daughter. She said that’s when a young female […]

Nurse-In at Fort Worth, TX Magazine!

April 11, 2013

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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 […]

Breastfeeding In Public – HuffPost Live

April 4, 2013

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Breastfeeding In Public – HuffPost Live. Check out the HuffPost Live interview today!  Im mentioned around the 5.25 mark.  great discussion  

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The debate about public breastfeeding

April 4, 2013

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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.  […]

Katharine McKinney: If You Don’t Support Breastfeeding in Public, You Don’t Support Breastfeeding

April 4, 2013

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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 […]

Breastfeeding Evolves: A Personal Note

April 3, 2013

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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 […]

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Escort policy discriminates against breastfeeding moms

March 21, 2013

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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 Rocklin mom told: ‘If you want to stay, cover up’

March 5, 2013

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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.

Breastfeeding not properly respected in St. Lawrence County

March 2, 2013

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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.

Woman Told ‘No Breastfeeding In Church’ LDS

February 26, 2013

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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 […]