Category Archives: Advocacy
Two years ago, MaryAnn Sahoury should have been basking in the glow of new motherhood with her baby girl. She had overcome several Booby Traps–including not wanting to breastfeed in the first place–that threatened to keep her from a priceless … Continue reading
While nearly 30,000 petition signees clearly think that breastfeeding should be shown on Sesame Street as a normal, healthy way to feed babies, it seems that there is still a strong reaction by those who think that breastfeeding images are … Continue reading
Copyright Target Nurse-In We reached out to Target last week on Wednesday, December 21st to see if we could work with them so that the nurse-in scheduled for tomorrow, Dec. 28, 2011 would not be necessary. Nurse-ins require a … Continue reading
At last count, nurse-ins have been organized at over 100 Target stores across the country for 10 a.m. local time on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011. For locations and more information, join the closed Facebook group, Target Nurse-In and see the … Continue reading
Help us Create a Company Policy & Employee Training Toolkit for Target & Other Stores, Restaurants, etc.
Yesterday, we posted about an incidence at a Houston area Target where a mother was humiliated and harassed for breastfeeding in the store, despite Target’s corporate policy, and despite the legal right Texas mothers have to breastfeed in public. … Continue reading
Although Target issued a corporate statement supporting nursing mothers in 2006, apparently they are still falling short on efforts to educate employees about their policy. (You may remember the incident in 2006 reported by thelactivist and the incident in … Continue reading
This is a one-page summary that we created to send to our celebrity champions for moms, the media and other key influencers that can help us raise awareness of this cause, change the public perception of breastfeeding, and join us … Continue reading
. . . will keep us from racing, the Booby Traps to Beat! Okay, so I’m paraphrasing the U.S. Post Office creed, or Herodotus, but either way, these were the words that popped into my head when our small but … Continue reading
The primary purpose of the “WHO-CODE” is to protect mothers and babies from the highly effective, aggressive and predatory marketing of substitutes for breastfeeding (i.e. infant formula, bottles, artificial nipples) at the most vulnerable period of their lives, the birth … Continue reading
Team Best for Babes® Colorado hits the ground running to Beat the Booby Traps™ and put prevention first!
Miracles do happen. And dreams too. It has always been one of ours at Best for Babes® to be the Foundation for the FOUNDATION of human health, and like other Causes, to harness the power of affected individuals to fight … Continue reading