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.
Unfortunately, only a few comments later, on … Keep Reading!!!
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.
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!!!
A group of businesses in Montreal, Quebec are coming together to make their support of nursing moms known. The new Route du Lait (which translates to The Milk Way) is a network of businesses in Montreal that have agreed to provide a safe environment for nursing moms, guaranteed to be free of judgment and harassment.
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To businesses wishing to participate in this project, we propose providing mothers with a space where they can sit down and breastfeed. This area does
Imagine driving through downtown Chicago, on one side of the road you see the iconic Tribune Building, then you turn your head and seeing a group of women, standing in the middle of the road, nursing their babies. This is exactly the scenario that Abby, also known as The Badass Breastfeeder, envisioned and brought to life.
Abby was inspired by all the beautiful group breastfeeding photos which have been circulating recently, and decided to set one up for local … Keep Reading!!!
Whitney Walters wanted to put together a scrapbook of her 6-year-old daughter. She sent her pictures off to Walmart, but when she arrived to pick them up they told her multiple photos of hers were indecent and would not be printed. The indecent act? Breastfeeding her daughter. Aside from that vague comment they would not explain, specifically, why they could not print them. Public Relations for Walmart has not issued a statement.
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No woman should be told that nursing her
Tamara Ecclestone, who is famous for something to do with cars, and not even the pretty ones, the Formula One cars. To me she’s famous for being a vocal supporter of public nursing, posting her own images to Instagram and stating that she will never be ashamed of nursing her 17-month-old.
This month she’s looking Fabulous, showing the normalcy of not just public breastfeeding but term nursing too!
She’s very down to earth about what she does as well, she … Keep Reading!!!
Earlier this month Target’s company breastfeeding policy was released. It outlines how employees should handle and interact with nursing mothers in their stores.
It contains a few key points
– That customers can breastfeeding openly in any area of their stores.
– That if a customer would like to nurse in a fitting room they are to be given priority over others who are waiting.
– If approached by a mother always offer the fitting room for private nursing, never … Keep Reading!!!
Pope Francis baptized 32 babies in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday and told their parents not to hesitate to breastfeed them there when they become hungry or restless.
“Today the choir will sing, but the most beautiful choir of all is the choir of the infants who will make a noise. Some will cry because they are not comfortable or because they are hungry,” he said.
He admitted the surroundings may come across as intimidating, and specifically addressed not the … Keep Reading!!!