Category Archives: Advocacy

As Summer Heats Up, So Does Harassment for Nursing In Public

It is hot outside and the kids are home for the summer. Moms are enjoying the summer months by hitting the pools to cool off and have some fun in the sun with their children. As the temperature rises it seems … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/25/2012

Best for Babes Announces “Take Action” Hub to Inform the Media & Moms of Breaking Advocacy News

Best for Babes is thrilled to announce a long-awaited and vital component to the success of the Breastfeeding Cause:  a centralized hub where moms and the media can get the latest information on breaking discrimination or harassment news, top campaigns, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/28/2012

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

California bill to establish “breastfeeding discrimination” in employment likely to become law.

California Assembly Bill AB 2386 promises to be a blockbuster for breastfeeding rights – and moms and babies – if it passes both houses of the state legislature. Authored by Assemblyman Michael Allen, the bill is novel in that it proposes … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/07/2012

Applebee’s restaurant supports the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Ohio

In the midst of negative nursing in public incidents where business fall short on supporting breastfeeding moms and babies or upholding breastfeeding laws, I am excited to honor a business doing something positive. Which business is it?  The Applebee’s restaurant in Lorain, Ohio. On Tuesday … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/26/2012

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Ruling Is A Win For Breastfeeding Moms

The latest progress concerning breastfeeding legislation comes from Massachusetts, where breastfeeding mom Sophie Currier sued the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) after being denied additional break time to pump during the nine-hour long exam. From the time the case … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/24/2012

What To Do If You’re Harrassed While Nursing in Public

Congratulations on nursing, Babe! Hopefully you’re coming to this page to arm yourself with knowledge, and not because you’ve had a bad experience. Nursing on demand is an important part of breastfeeding, and many moms celebrate the freedom that comes … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/18/2012

Breaking News: Georgia Moms Making Headway with Breastfeeding Protection Bill!

The proposed Breastfeeding Protection Act by the Georgia State-wide nurse-in group officially now has a bill number, a sponsor and several co-sponsors!   Woohoo!  What is great is that this proposed bill makes it clear that breastfeeding is not indecent, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/05/2012

This Video is Dedicated to ALL Breastfeeding Supporters, Advocates & Protestors!

Whether you breastfed or not, whether you are a parent or not, increased breastfeeding rates benefit all of us, improving the health of mothers, babies, all of society and the planet. (See: 2011 State of Breastfeeding in the U.S.)   … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/03/2012

Georgia Moms Plan “Surprise” for Legislators, Demand Breastfeeding Law Enforcement

Hundreds of moms across the state of Georgia and around the U.S. have rallied around Nirvana Harley Jennette, a Georgia mom of 4, who began organizing the statewide Georgia Nurse-In after being told by her pastor that nursing her baby … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/29/2012