Category Archives: Advocacy

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

My Letter to Cari about Bloomberg and Infant Formula

Dear Cari: We haven’t had a chance to sit down and catch up in a while, so you may or may not know that I recently became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). I am really proud to be … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/19/2012

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 Great Nurse-In: An Inside View

Why take breastfeeding – a vital, intimate exchange between a mother and baby – to the West Lawn of the United States Capitol Building? Over 600 mothers and their babies, as well as hundreds more partners, children, and other supporters, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/10/2012

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