Category Archives: Advocacy

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

Moms: Beware of Breastfeeding Pornography

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

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Last revised on 02/18/2012

Dr. Harvey Karp & Top Pediatricians Back Breastfeeding on Sesame Street

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

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Last revised on 01/17/2012

Target Responds

  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

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Last revised on 12/28/2011

FAQs on Target National Nurse-in, Dec. 28 2011

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

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Last revised on 12/26/2011

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

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Last revised on 12/15/2011

Target Employees Bully Breastfeeding Mom Despite Corporate Policy

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

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Last revised on 12/14/2011