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Blacksburgia webisode 4: La Leche League Lactivism Litigation

La Leche League Lactivism Litigation: 

A group of women form a breastfeeding support group circle on a park lawn.  A complaint is lodged against them because their group is offensive and indecent.   149 more words

Chuckles

Towards a Breastfeeding Model that Works

In Part II of my talk on Gender, Work, and Health, presented at the National Labour Institute in Delhi, first to a group of research scholars from various parts of India and second to a group of policy makers from different countries, I talked about how a rights-based approach would improve implementation of policies that would bring about a Breastfeeding Model that Works. 1,717 more words

Lactivism

And Now For A Post On The Thing That's Consumed My Life For The Past Year

Don’t worry, it’s not Mormon Feminism. It’s breastfeeding! Is that worse? Probably. Oh well.

As my pregnancy progressed,  I planned to breastfeed. I spent $300 on a double electric pump and somewhere in the $40 to $60 range on a c-shaped pillow and extra cover. 1,207 more words

Parenting

Lactivism 2.0? Yes, Please

I was messaging a friend this morning (or afternoon) and wanted to get something off my chest: I have a serious problem with the lactivist community. 1,536 more words