Category Archives: Aggressive Formula Marketing

Booby Traps Series: From “Ew, gross” to “Isn’t that too old?” TV and film depictions of breastfeeding.

Let’s state something right away:  TV and film are entertainment.  We get that. We know that when we turn on the set or stream a movie, what we see is meant to make us laugh, cry, cringe, shudder, and maybe … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Do We Need Corporations to Empower Us?

This post originally appeared on phdinparenting.com on May 6, 2013.    The site crashed a few hours later during the ensuing twitter storm so Phdinparenting.com gave us permission to reprint it here.   Old news, new victims? We’ve heard it … Continue reading

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Is Breastfeeding a Legal Right? Civil Right? Or a Social Responsibility?

“What kind of a society raises its children on food that will shorten their lives?” I dug this quote up one day while looking for examples of other public health crises that have benefited from celebrity leadership.  Turns out they were … Continue reading

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Six-year-old Persuades Principal, School to Join Nestle Boycott

We have boycotted Nestle for years, but wasn’t until this year that my 6 year-old son really paid much attention.  The day after listening to my husband and I passionately discuss our displeasure at the Pan American Health Office of … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: Results from our formula gifts survey! Check out the trends we found in your answers.

This is the 60th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Recently we asked you to share your experience with formula “gift bags” on our survey.  We thank the over … Continue reading

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Will donor milk save or sink breastfeeding?

Whenever there is another article about donor milk, I do a happy dance.  Last week there was a great article in Time.com about the increasing competition between milk banks and milk sharing organizations for excess milk from producing mothers.  In February, a … Continue reading

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