This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by The Slacker Mom and co-hosted by Happiness Redefined and me, The Gnome’s Mom. This week’s topic is “What is Breastfeeding Advocacy?“ Scroll down to see more posts or even better, link up and join the fun!
I wrote this post for the Breastfeeding Blog Hop way back in August. At the time, I was finally comfortable nursing in public and thought I would always feel that way. It’s amazing to me how much The Gnome & my nursing relationship continues to evolve.
I don’t like nursing in public anymore.
I try [...]
I came across a Facebook page awhile back called You Can Breastfeed Here. From there I discovered their website, also called You Can Breastfeed Here. Mothers (or anyone, really) can submit information and pictures on locations that are breastfeeding friendly. What a brilliant idea!
When I was new to nursing and [...]
I want to talk about guidelines for nurse-ins. I’ve been wanting to write this post for a long time, but I wasn’t sure how it would be received. I’m still not sure how it will be [...]
After I posted this link on my Facebook wall, a friend responded. Her response was that “breast is not necessarily best but saying so is heresy.” Since I disagree with the first part that statement (obviously), it led to an interesting discussion between the two of us. It wasn’t the first such discussion [...]
This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by Life With Levi and co-hosted by The Slacker Mom and Diary of a Devil Dog Wife. This week’s topic is Anywhere, Everywhere, Nowhere. Do you have a favorite place to nurse? Are there places you think breastfeeding would be inappropriate? [...]
This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by Life With Levi and co-hosted by The Slacker Mom and Diary of a Devil Dog Wife. This week’s topic is Dumb Breastfeeding Comments. Scroll down to see more posts or even better, link up and join the fun!
On this morning’s episode of Today, Savannah Guthrie compares breastfeeding in public to urinating in public and Star Jones makes a crack about 4 and 5 year olds being old enough to ask for a happy meal and too old to be breastfed. I’ve embedded the video (if it isn’t showing then click here [...]
To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, The Gnome and I participated in The Big Latch On today! 27 nursing moms participated at our location – The Hulen Mall in Fort Worth, Texas. There was even a mom tandem nursing twins – awesome! There were a few dads there too and Hubby swung by to [...]
I posted the other day about a woman attacking my friend for feeding her child a bottle. This is an unfortunate example of an extremist who goes out of her way to attack and bully other people. I’ve noticed that some people think all lactivists are [...]