Posts tagged "breastfeeding"

This Mom Broke A World Record For Breast Milk Donation

Amelia Boomker, a 36-year-old Illinois mom, has donated more breast milk than any other woman in the world. The mom of four boys — Danny, Liam, Ryan and Connor –…

Claire Hannum | March 30, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Feminist Dads Pretend To Breastfeed For An Awesome New Campaign

Photographer and father of two, Hector Cruz, believes that dads should know just as much about latching, pumping, mastitis and nipple cream as new mothers do. That’s why he founded Project

Ami Angelowicz | March 7, 2014 - 1:30 pm

New Moms In The UAE Are Now Required To Breastfeed For Two Years

New mothers in the United Arab Emirates are now required by law to breastfeed their babies for two years, according to a clause in the country’s Child Rights law. Mothers…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Pope Gives Thumbs Up To Moms Breastfeeding In Sistine Chapel

“Today, the choir will sing, but the most beautiful choir of all is the choir of the infants who will make a noise. Some will cry because they are not…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: The Good, The Meh & The Ugly In 2013 Parenting Headlines

As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look at the Good, the Meh, and the Ugly in the world of motherhood this past year.

Avital Norman Nathman | December 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mom Plans To Breastfeed Until Her Daughter Is 10 — Yes, 10

Leading the way in creating Mommy Issues For 20-somethings of the future, Maha Al Musa, a 51-year-old mom who told the UK tabloid New! that she plans to breastfeed her…

Claire Hannum | October 3, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Terrified Mother Passes On Breastfeeding Baby Born With Two Bottom Teeth

When 26-year-old Vicki Griffiths gave birth to baby Eva earlier this month, she was looking forward to breastfeeding her child. That is, until she discovered that Eva was born with…

Ami Angelowicz | September 19, 2013 - 11:40 am

Mommie Dearest: Breastfeeding Shouldn’t Make Men And Women Unequal As Parents

When it comes to mothering and the so-called “Mommy Wars,” the one debate that will seemingly never die is the one centered around breastfeeding. I’ve written extensively about breastfeeding in…

Avital Norman Nathman | August 23, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Yoga Mom Takes Breastfeeding To A Whole New Level

Amy Woodruff, the hand-standing, breastfeeding mom pictured above is a blogger and a yogi who sells handmade goods on Etsy.  On her blog, Daughter of the Sun, she explains the circumstances of…

Ami Angelowicz | August 15, 2013 - 11:15 am

Let The Breastfeeding Debates Begin! Selma Blair Breastfeeds In Public

Selma Blair breastfed her kid in a very public place: The Grove in Los Angeles. The Grove is a large outdoors Disney-esque shopping center. There’s even a trolley, on which Ms.

Evil Beet Gossip | August 12, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Not This Crap Again: Texas Mom Stands Up For Her Right To Breastfeed In Public

Lucy Eades was at the Burleson Recreation Center in Texas with her husband and 16-day-old infant waiting for their older daughter to finish her dance class when the baby became…

Mary Odell | August 10, 2013 - 9:00 am

Women Receives Free Pizza For Breastfeeding At A Restaurant

When Jackie Johnson-Smith’s child began to cry during dinner at Fong’s Pizza in Iowa, as you might expect, she fed the child and then exited the restaurant to avoid disturbing…

Mary Odell | July 19, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Police Called To New York Country Club Over Breastfeeding

Police were called to a country club in White Plains, New York, earlier this month because the wife of a United Nations employee was breastfeeding the couple’s child during…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Should A Florida Mom Have Been Allowed To Bring Her Baby To Her Exam?

Naptime, feeding time … final exam? For Rebecca Mabrey, 25, of Jacksonville, Florida, that was how her and her 10-month-old baby’s afternoon was going to play out. But she was…

Mary Odell | June 25, 2013 - 9:40 am

And Now We Have Breast Milk Jewelry

Strands from baby’s first haircut. The first tooth. Tiny footprints sunk into clay. Some parents even tuck away the dried stump of the umbilical cord or the stick pregnancy test…

Newser | April 11, 2013 - 5:50 pm

“Model” Samantha Boing Boing Breastfeeds A Calf, Posts Proof On Instagram

Good morning! Have you had your coffee yet? Great! Because you’ll need something in your system to help you digest these glorious photos of Brazilian “model” Sabrina Boing Boing breastfeeding…

Julie Gerstein | March 28, 2013 - 11:40 am

Mayim Bialik’s Son Has Quit The Tit!

“Well, nay-sayers, prepare to be proven wrong. All of you snarky mamas who glared at me nursing my 3 1/2-year-old on the NYC subway, prepare to be amazed. And to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2013 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: Why Is Facebook So Against Breastfeeding?

For all the pomp and circumstance of having nursed my son until he was three-years-old, I’ve only ever dealt with somebody negatively commenting on it twice. The first time happened…

Avital Norman Nathman | November 21, 2012 - 1:00 pm

8 Really Crazy Breastfeeding Stories

I talked about Terri Graham in last week’s episode of “What We Missed” because, well, her story confounded me. To refresh your memory, Terri is the 44-year-old mother of two…

Ami Angelowicz | October 22, 2012 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: Breastfeeding Professor Brings Sick Baby To Class, Heads Explode

At this point, I’m absolutely over the phrase “having it all.” It’s been beaten to death, taken out of context, used as link bait, etc… And I’m over it. I’m…

Avital Norman Nathman | September 10, 2012 - 2:00 pm