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Nursing in public gets so much scrutiny and hate. It makes me sad because I’m doing what I am supposed to be doing. I’m feeding my child in the best way that I know how. 390 more words


My First Year of Breastfeeding

Nearly three years ago, I found out I was expecting my first baby. I felt in my gut and womb and chest and heart that there was no other option but to breastfeed that baby. 5,966 more words


The truth about 'discreet' breastfeeding

Let’s just leave aside the whole ‘why should I be discreet?’ argument – you shouldn’t need to be, it’s a baby, feeding, it’s normal. But just say we do for now… 317 more words


The Dark Side of Breastfeeding

Having had kids over a span of 17 years, I’ve been privy to changing attitudes toward breastfeeding over that period. When I gave birth to my almost 18 year old way back when, the hospital was barely tolerant of breastfeeding and you had to put up a fight to make sure your baby wasn’t given bottles. 773 more words


Nursing Rooms in Canada - From Coast to Coast

Since I started Mamahacks, my most popular post is the list of the best nursing rooms in Toronto. I wrote it after a friend mentioned that she often didn’t know where to go to find a quiet and comfortable place to nurse when she was out with her baby. 804 more words


We Are Not Amused

My post Bad Day for Boob has been removed. I don’t know how, by who or why, all I know is that it’s gone. Ironic really, because I was complaining about being censored for breastfeeding in public. 336 more words

Breastfeeding alfresco: not in my backyard

It seems like every week or so there is another story of a woman being given a hard time for breastfeeding in public. Last week, it was a woman breastfeeding at an… 824 more words