Category Archives: Breaking Advocacy News

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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Last revised on 12/11/2012

NIP Hotline News: The First 31 Days

We had a hunch that mistreatment of moms for nursing in public was commonplace.  It’s why we launched the first ever Breastfeeding Harassment Hotline last month, giving moms from all across the nation a centralized place to report and document the incidents … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/07/2012

Announcing 1-855-NIP-FREE: the Best for Babes “Nursing In Public” Harassment Hotline

Best for Babes is excited to announce our newest undertaking, a Nursing In Public (NIP) incident reporting hotline! Best for Babes is taking action against nursing in public harassment. We believe in protecting the legal, civil and human rights of … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/02/2012

Applebees: Why an Apology is Not Enough

Tomorrow’s nurse-in, planned for multiple Applebee’s restaurant locations across the country, is making some people very uncomfortable. On the one hand, most people, including Katie Couric, seem to sympathize with Dawn Holland, who was harassed while nursing her child in … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/29/2012

Dad Stands Up to Boy Scouts of America to Defend Breastfeeding Wife and Baby

Moms and babies shouldn’t need heroes to defend their right to breastfeed, but in a world where nursing is still looked upon as disgusting and something to be closeted, they surely do. John Kinker is a military dad who has … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/31/2012

Facebook vs Breastfeeding by Jodine Chase

Facebook is still deleting breastfeeding photos! Wait, didn’t they apologize? I thought Facebook said they fixed this problem?! Well, no. The work done by Emma Kwasnica and her supporters earlier this year did result in SOME Facebook policy changes– in particular the change … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/18/2012

The “Breastfeeding-in-Uniform Booby Trap” for Military Moms

Over Memorial Day weekend a set of beautiful photographs began circulating on Facebook of two Air National Guard women, in uniform, breastfeeding their babies. The photographs were taken as part of breastfeeding campaign designed to help increase the rates of … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/23/2012