What Gifts Do Nurses Want?

Every year, on the day of the nurse week, we celebrate and thank for the dedication of the nurses who have contributed to the campaign to protect the health of everyone. And this is one of the occasions for you to show […]

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HAPPY 2013 from Nursing in Public!

I thought in the spirit of New Years Eve we could take a look at this picture from the turn of the century I can’t help but think, advertising has never left breastfeeding women alone! Before the advent of formula, our milk […]

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Addressing the Most Common Misconceptions about Nursing in Public

COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT BREASTFEEDING IN PUBLIC 1) Breastfeeding is a private act. False.  Eating is not a private act.  Sure, sometimes we eat in private, but imagine what your life would be like if you were told you needed to eat 100% […]

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Dear Raffi,

I’ve long been a fan. 32 years I’ve loved you. When I was little I would put on your records and dance around my living room with abandoned child glee. As I grew older and myself became an advocate of civil rights […]

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How to Help a Breastfeeding Mother when she gets Confronted for Nursing in Public

You’re sitting in your favourite cafe, enjoying a nice coffee on a warm summer day.  You’re staring out the window thinking it’s nearly time to go home and thank the husband for an hour of MommyTime when you hear it.  You look […]

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Women Nurse in Public in Order to Feed their Babies

It seems pretty obvious, at least to those of us who breastfeed. Yet on a daily basis I hear all these other reasons why women nurse in public: to show off, to make a statement, to offend people, to entice men, to […]

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Breastfeeding: Anytime, Anywhere!

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. […]

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