Posts tagged "breastfeeding"

Mom Sues After Parents Magazine Breastfeeding Video Ends Up On Porn Site

Two years ago, a New Jersey mom filmed an educational video about breastfeeding for Parents magazine’s website and their associated YouTube channel.

Then, to MaryAnn Sahourey’s great horror, some asshole took the video, spliced it with pornography of a woman who looked like Sahourey having sex, and reposted it online. The kicker is that both…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2012

Company Tweets Baby Bottles Will Help “Reclaim Your Wife”

Breasts. You may have heard of their alternate use as feeding mechanisms for tiny offspring. You may also have heard of their function in women’s sexual pleasure. But let us not forget the real purpose of a lady’s chesticles: sexual pleasure for her husband.

And all that time a new mama spends nursing?

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 24, 2012

A Reality Show About Breastfeeding Older Children Is On The Way

On the heels of the Time magazine cover and all the talk about attachment parenting, Collins Avenue,the production company that brought us “Dance Moms” (which I happen to love, that Abbey Lee Miller is a trip), is developing a reality series about mothers who breastfeed older children. And no, I am not making reference to Michelle

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 9, 2012

Breastfeeding Military Moms’ Spokeswoman Fired From Her Civilian Job

Last month, the Interwebs were abuzz over pics of with two Airmen breastfeeding in uniform. Terran Echegoyen-McCabe and Christina Luna were not violating a specific policy against breastfeeding, but an Air Force spokesperson said Airmen must project a “professional image at all times while in uniform.” They were somewhat lucky: earlier this month, the spokeswoman for…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2012

Big Ang Counsels Snooki On Boob Jobs & Breastfeeding

Pregnant Snooki is going to poop out a little guido sometime this fall and is turning to someone older and wiser for guidance about breastfeeding. Naturally, the only D-list celebrity whose skin is orange enough to be to taken seriously by young Snooks is Big Ang from “Mob Wives.” They might be each other’s spirit…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 4, 2012

Air Force Mamas Photographed Breastfeeding In Uniform Called A “Disgrace”

Apparently some people are pissed off about a photograph of two Air Force servicewomen, Terran Echegoyen-McCabe and Christina Luna, breastfeeding their children in uniform, calling it a “disgrace.” What, soldiers aren’t supposed to have boobs (or babies)? Soldiers aren’t supposed to appear nurturing? Echegoyen-McCabe told MSNBC, “There isn’t a policy saying we can or…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2012

8 Celebrity Attachment Parents

Alanis Morissette has something she thinks you oughta know: she intends on breastfeeding her 16-month-old son Ever until he’s ready to stop, saying that the practice will keep him out of therapy. “For me, I protect his safety and his well-being and his attachment,” she told Billy Bush. “That stage of development is a very important stage.”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2012

The Soapbox: I Want A Ceasefire On The Mommy Wars

Here it is. The latest in the “mommy wars.”

Because everything is a war these days, it seems. Yesterday, we were talking about the “war on obesity.” I even heard that Obama declared “war on marriage.” So “war” means “having a different opinion.” Or possibly “wanting equal rights.” In a moment, it might…

By: Kate Fridkis / May 15, 2012

TIME Magazine Goes There With Toddler Breastfeeding Cover

Whoa. Hi there, TIME magazine. You went there, didn’t you?

I’m as pro-breastfeeding-in-public as one can be, but this cover photo the intentional provocation of this cover annoys me.  The 26-year-old mother Jamie Lynne Grumet is model-hot and that’s no accident; nor is it an accident that her child she is breastfeeding i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 10, 2012

Care For Some Breast Milk With Your Oreo Cookie? (NSFW)

On the subject of breastfeeding in public, I’m the most hippie-dippy of the hippy-dippies. Whip those puppies out any place you want, mama!

But one place I’ll agree breastmilk does not belong is this South Korean Oreo cookie ad.  (See the full pic after the jump.)…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 19, 2012

Hot Links: Mayim Bialik Breastfeeds Her Toddler, Plus Bad Drunk Confessions!

Mayim Bialik (aka Blossom) explains why she breastfeeds her three-and-a-half year-old son. [TooFab]
Adam Levine finds the fame he has achieved via “The Voice” scary. Oh Adam, I’ll protect you. [Celeb Dirty Laundry]
Penelope Cruz is on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar and talks about why she and Javier Bardem named their…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2012

Woman Breastfeeds A Baby That Isn’t Hers, Gets Arrested

Debates have flared over where it’s okay for women to breastfeed, but here’s one location that’s definitely off-limits — inside a stranger’s home with someone else’s baby.

That’s what happened in South Dakota where a mom was startled to find a woman she didn’t know breastfeeding her child in her Brookings bedroom o…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / April 9, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Statewide Breastfeeding “Nurse-In” Happening In Georgia On Monday

Last summer, Nirvana Jennette’s pastor compared her breastfeeding her baby in a Georiga church to stripping. Now she and other breastfeeding advocates have organized a nurse-in on Monday at five sites around the state demanding Georgia toughen its breastfeeding laws. [TIME]  
A criminal complains has been filed this week against a suburba…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 2, 2012

Funny Or Die Removed Comic’s “Obscene” Breastfeeding Skit (NFSW)

… because what is more obscene than feeding your hungry children?!  I mean, UGH.

I am being hyperbolic; the comedy site Funny Or Die was not. Comedian Ahna Tessler is a breastfeeding mama of twins and she submitted a skit of herself, which incorporated the breastfeeding, on Funny Or Die. The short skit…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 24, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Judge Scolds Mom For Breastfeeding In Courtroom

Michigan mother Natalie Hegedus was sitting in the back of a courtroom breastfeeding her son when a bailiff spotted her and wrote a note to the presiding jude. When the judge called her up, the judge then asked her if she thought it was appropriate to do that. She told a local TV statio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 18, 2011

Breastfeeding Mom Harassed At Public Pool Despite Topless Law

In Norwalk, Ohio, Chrissy Houtz had a stranger take a picture of her while she was nursing her newborn son at the city pool, and they passed it around like a “wanted poster.” She was harassed and told to stop, but after speaking with Ken Leber, the Norwalk Parks and Recreation Superintendent, who promised to…

By: The Stir / August 6, 2011

Woman Attacks Cops With Breast Milk

Stephanie Robinette, a teacher in Delaware, has been charged with resisting arrest and assaulting police officers. But it’s the weapon she used that is highly unusual. On Saturday night, Robinette attended a wedding where she had too much to drink. After hitting her husband several times, she darted for their car and locked herself inside.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 28, 2011

How Do We Feel About Cows Producing Human Breast Milk?

I, too, await the cyborg overlords who will colonize the Earth, imprison us all, and incubate alien babies in our fertile wombs.

But what I cannot wrap my head around? China claims to have genetically modified cows to produce human breast milk. Yes, a “moo moo moo” cow producing milk for a “wah…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 7, 2011

WTF Headline Of The Day

I wasn’t aware that breast milk was a cure for cancer, were you? [Buzzfeed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 24, 2011

The Breast Milk Baby Teaches Little Girls To Breastfeed Just Like Mommy

A little girl may have only stopped nursing a few years ago herself, but that’s no reason she can’t play mama to a Breast Milk Baby, right? The $89 doll by Berjuan Toys shows girls — and yes, this doll is by default for girls — how to nurture their babies by breastfeeding from their,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 23, 2011