Get real about breastfeeding

When Bliss was a baby I wrote a series of posts about breastfeeding in public and reading back on them today has left me feeling very conflicted… there are things I still agree with and other things that amaze me about that […]

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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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Father-to-Father Advice on Nursing in Public

By Scott of ThisDaddysBlog. Scott is a 39-year-old father of four who lives in Atlanta.  He is a lover of all things having to do with his kids, he’s a sports nut, music lover and gym rat.  Most importantly, he’s an active father […]

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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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Dress for Successful Nursing in Public

What to Wear When you Nurse in Public To breastfeed, you don’t really need any special equipment, nature has provided everything for you.  However, there are some conveniences that can make nursing quite a bit easier.  This is especially true when it […]

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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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Nursing your Newborn in a Wrap

Nursing in public and babywearing go hand-in-hand.  You can nurse in virtually any kind of carrier.  I’ve assembled a collection of how-to videos to make your nursing in public experience even easier.  It’s also great for around the house, most babies love to be […]

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Why is Breastfeeding So Important?

Breastfeeding is the act of delivering nutrients from mother to child through the female mammary glands, otherwise known as breasts.  Almost all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have the accurate information and appropriate support. Nursing is the most natural and normal way to […]

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