On Monday, the US Supreme Court rejected an appeal which aimed to ban students in Pennsylvania from wearing the “I ‘heart’ Boobies!” breast cancer awareness bracelets.
The Easton Area School District tried to prohibit youths from wearing the bracelets, alleging the words were lewd.
13-year-old students, Brianna Hawk and Kayla Martinez were given half-day suspensions on Breast Cancer Awareness Day after they refused to take off their bracelets. The students legally challenged the ban in 2010, citing freedom of speech.… Keep Reading!!!
The Sharjah Baby-Friendly Campaign was launched by Princess Shaikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi in 2012, and has since been taking off throughout the city of Sharjah. The goal is to transform the emirate into a baby-friendly and mother-friendly city by empowering mothers to breastfeed (whenever her baby is hungry) with the backing of health facilities and the general community.
Initially, this campaign was focused on health-care centers, but now plans include transitioning into a second phase to reach public … Keep Reading!!!
Ashley Clawson had just finished purchasing $150 of merchandise at Victoria’s Secret in Austin, TX, when her 4-month-old son needed to be fed. She asked the employee behind the counter if she could use the fitting room to breastfeed.
“She said you cannot nurse your son in our fitting room but you can go outside to the alley and nurse him there, no one usually goes there,” Clawson told My Fox Austin. Clawson even had the employee clarify her … Keep Reading!!!
Melanie Powell was born on December 10th, 2013, at Oak Bend Medical Center.
Mother, Jessica Escobedo, explains, “the next morning when they brought my baby back in for feeding time the nurse brought in the wrong baby.”
Escobedo soon realized the band (used to avoid child mix-ups) that was placed on the child given to her did not match her band.
“I asked the nurse where was she and they actually took my baby to another mother … Keep Reading!!!
Twenty-nine year old police officer, Jiang Xiaojuan, left her six month old baby with her mother to take part in disaster relief efforts, after the 2008 earthquake.
Xiaojaun breastfed nine babies during her relief work and was nicknamed “The police mom”.
Since then she was appointed to the Communist Party of China Committee of the Jiangyou Public Security Bureau and is now the bureau’s vice commissar. This was after she was awarded the titles of “hero and model police … Keep Reading!!!
Five-year-old Ethan Clos was suspended last Wednesday from Reid Primary and Middle School for having a “disruptive” hairstyle.
Here is his disruptive hairstyle:
Here is what their school handbook says for their hairstyle code:
“Hair shall be worn above the eyebrows and must be kept clean, neat and trimmed”…“Hair styling or coloring arrangements which are disruptive or distracting are not permissible.”
According to Ethan’s mom, he had been asking her repeatedly for a mohawk, and she allowed him to … Keep Reading!!!