A few days ago we posted the Joey Salads video where he had a woman pretend to breastfeed in public, to see what the reactions would be. Joey has taken it a step further this time. A model in a low cut shirt sits right next to a breastfeeding mom. The people who stop to comment on the mom’s “indecency” are not expecting the confrontations that follow.
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When police officers in Columbia got a call about a baby left in the woods Luisa Fernanda Urrea was one of the officers dispatched to the scene. They found a newborn girl crying in the undergrowth, with part of her umbilical cord still attached. The baby was hungry and at risk of hypothermia so Urrea, being a new mom herself, quickly swaddled and began nursing her.
Luisa Fernanda Urrea is being credited with saving this beautiful little girl’s … Keep Reading!!!
The internet is full of cute pictures of kids copying the world around them. It’s how they learn. So many of those are kids feeding dolls or siblings. None of these seem to cause issue, until a young boy pretends to breastfeeding his baby sibling.
Breastfeeding Mama Talk posted an adorable photo that a mom had shared with them and the internet erupted in a firestorm of misplaced hatred and disgust.
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Because no one knew how this would turn out; Joey Salads, best known for his “social experiment” and prank videos on Youtube, tackled public breastfeeding reactions in his newest video. Perhaps the results surprised him, but for most moms who’ve nursed in public it’s exactly what we expected. It just serves as another example of what nursing moms have to endure in public; the attempts to shame women for feeding their children.
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State Rep. Amanda Bouldin (D) took to Facebook to express her opposition to a proposed bill in New Hampshire that would make it a misdemeanor for a woman to expose her nipples. Bouldin strongly recommends the bill be completely scrapped, or at the very least an exemption for breastfeeding mothers be added.
The very least you could do is protect a mother’s right to FEED her child.
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It’s always great to celebrities being honest about the joys and struggles of breastfeeding their children. Naya Rivera, seen above sporting a beautiful bump at her baby shower, and her husband Ryan Dorsey welcomed their first child, Josey Hollis, into the world in September, Naya opened up to People about how breastfeeding is going.
Right off the top she talks about the lack of information new mothers receive in regards to breastfeeding.
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Throughout my pregnancy, I got a lot of
When Rebecca, a mother of 3 from St. Catharines, Ontario, took her one year old to see Santa he got a little cranky waiting in line. As any nursing mom would do, Rebecca started nursing her son to comfort him. She joked that she should see if she could nurse him through the pictures. When the photographer and Santa were completely on board they went for it.
Breastfeeding is a wonderful journey: creating a deep bond, providing security and comfort to your child and giving them the best nutritional start at life you can. However, if you’re nursing you’re probably going to encounter a clogged duct or two along the way. There’s all sorts of advice on how to clear them but it takes time and it can be so painful while you wait.
When Ashley Kaidel‘s son got hungry, while they were at a restaurant, she did what mother’s do – she fed him. Of course, because she did so with your breasts people start staring. Rather than feel shamed she decided to stare right back. This is when her dining partner took a photo of her, a photo which she posted to Facebook along with a post about normalizing breastfeeding. The statement she made, both within her writing and her photo … Keep Reading!!!
When Rachel Lim’s husband brought a microscope home from work, she decided to have some fun. She wanted to know what her breast milk looked like up close and what she saw is fascinating. The particles can be seen “moving and quivering”, as if they are alive. Of course, it’s not news that breast milk is alive; it’s full of bacterial cells, white blood cells and and stem cells. Scientists determined this long ago. To see it in action is … Keep Reading!!!
Photographer Suzie Blake wanted to do a photo project that showed the realities of what day to day breastfeeding looks like. She stripped away the make-up, the fancy hair, and the pretty backdrops to get real and raw. Suzie started with a self-portrait of an over tired-mom and reached out on Facebook looking for other moms to participate.
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This project is about portraying breastfeeding in all its beautiful messiness. This is about tired eyes and no makeup. This is about
In August, BBC radio personality, Alex Dyke, took on breastfeeding as a topic for his show, and it didn’t end well. It started because a mother nursed her hungry baby, next to him, on a bus. It ended when he was suspended after his rant, which included comments about how “unnatural” breastfeeding was; about “earth mothers…the ones with moustaches” who breastfeed in public. He even included a warning to women that men don’t like to see breastfeeding and the … Keep Reading!!!