Monthly Archives: May 2012

Military mom 'proud' of breastfeeding despite criticism

Is breast-feeding while in uniform conduct unbecoming to a military mom? The debate over nursing in public got a new layer recently, when photos taken on an Air Force base began to circulate online. In the series of tasteful professional photos showing beaming moms as they nurse …   See full story from TODAY on MSNBC here...

The Time magazine cover

Recently Time Magazine chose to use a somewhat artificially constructed scene of a mother breastfeeding her three year old child.  Ironically the article's focus was not even on breastfeeding but instead on attachment parenting. Here is the link the actual article http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2114427,00.html   Below is a link to a Wisconsin Public Radio topic from this morning – discussing breastfeeding, from recent TIME magazine controversy, etc.  It was good.  To listen while you work on an...

May Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting Notes

We talked a little about the Website and Letter of introduction – please look over both and give us feedback! Deciding when to meet – please send us your vote! Mamma to mamma groups, 15 at first meeting, ¾ at next meeting, also had a wearing your baby meeting.  This is great for people who have never breastfed as had no one in their family has either, – this mom comes into room – and all...