Breastfeeding moms in Brazil’s largest city have just received a boost in support from lawmakers. The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil have approved a new law that will prohibit businesses from stopping public breastfeeding. Once the mayor signs off on the bill, which is expected to happen in the next few weeks, anyone who violates this new law will be fined 500 Rs (Approximately $150 USD). All public and private institutions and businesses will be held to this new standard.… Keep Reading!!!
My name is Amber Duncan. I am a 21 year old mother to a 12 month old boy, Joseph. In November of 2012, my husband and I found out I was pregnant. I was 19 and knew nothing about pregnancy or breastfeeding. After reading up on everything I needed to know, my husband and I decided breastfeeding was the right choice for us and our baby. I watched all the videos I could find … Keep Reading!!!
A photo of actor Norman Reedus surfaced early in the week and is already causing quite a stir. The Walking Dead star showed his support for his breastfeeding fans when he posed with two women who were baby wearing and breastfeeding. The actor happily smiled in the background and held a small object in the shape of a breast.
He posted the photo and the following caption on his Instagram account:
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For those of you who don’t know about Ms. Wright’s Way, let me introduce you to this badass lady.
Ashley is a mother and a very outspoken activist who runs various popular social media accounts, as well as a blog chronicling her life as a single mother of a toddler.
If she looks familiar, it is probably because you have seen one or more of the multiple photos and videos she has posted online that have gone viral. One … Keep Reading!!!
Have you heard of PBAP?
Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project (PBAP) was founded in 2013 by Leilani Rogers. The project’s mission is to help normalize breastfeeding in public through photographs depicting a nursing mom’s daily life.… Keep Reading!!!
Image by IANtB staff. Text by Elizabeth Grattan.
Look, I get it. It’s natural. It’s beautiful. It’s some sort of biological norm. But all this indecent exposure has got to stop. So, here, to settle the controversy once and for all is the definitive list of why you breastfeeding nuts need to cover up.
1. Breasts are private parts. They are just like men’s dicks. Sure, they aren’t classified as genitalia, but what difference does that really make? Women … Keep Reading!!!
Whoever is responsible for this stroke of genius deserves an award.… Keep Reading!!!
by IANtB guest writer, Krista Gray – International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and La Leche League Leader
I was living overseas with my husband and 20-month old daughter when we found out I was pregnant with twins. I went through so many emotions in those early days –shock, excitement, joy – and then one evening I was struck with fear when I realized I was going to birth twins. I began to research and learn everything I could about twin … Keep Reading!!!
I breastfed my 4th child till a few months past his 5th birthday. I tandem nursed for more then 3 years, and while I’m still nursing my 5th child who is almost 4 I am also pregnant with #6 and am looking forward to tandem nursing again if #5 should continue to nurse through this pregnancy. -Jessica Wylie
(Photo credit: Heather Marie Marshall)
In entertainment news (that really isn’t news), Scarlett Johansson pumped at the Oscars.
Johansson, who gave birth to daughter Rose in early September, “wasn’t shy about pumping backstage” according to Hollywoodlife.com. The online publication went on to report that the new mom pumped right before she went on stage to present.
Practically, this would make sense. If I was lactating and had to wear an evening gown (the brave woman looked like she was wearing a silk- satin blend) … Keep Reading!!!
Sick and immobile, I still managed to breeze through all 14.5 hours of Ken Burns’ The War on Netflix last week. Through my wheezing and coughing I was captivated by the 2007 documentary masterpiece on WWII. If you haven’t seen it, I highly suggest you check it out.
A woman named Sascha Weinzheimer is interviewed throughout the series. Her family was originally from Sacramento, but moved to the Philippines due to her father’s business. The war had started, and … Keep Reading!!!
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