Tag Archives: Michelle Hickman

Beyond Riddle’s Shaming Comments for Texas Breastfeeding Moms

Last week Texas moms helped tackle a big cultural and legal Booby Trap.   Representative Jessica Farrar sponsored House Bill 1706 — a law that if passed would give a breastfeeding mom the ability to sue a business or person for harassing her … Continue reading

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It Starts with One Positive Voice: Progress with CA Courtroom Breastfeeding Issue

Speaking up for change on any topic can be intimidating. When it comes to normalizing breastfeeding, including advocating for corporate policy change and improving legislation, sometimes I wonder what my one small voice can do when so many changes need … Continue reading

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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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NIP Hotline News: 8 Harassment Incidences in First Week

On October 1, 2012 Best for Babes launched the first ever Nursing In Public Hotline. This new resource is just one of the tools we are using to help shine spotlight on and banish the Breastfeeding Booby Traps and raise … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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