Nursing IS Normal – in the courtroom

Kudos to the mother, the lawyers, and the judge that treated nursing as something normal: WAUKESHA¬†– A mom from Milwaukee was pleading guilty to a crime in a Waukesha County courtroom when her baby became fussy and hungry, so she proceeded to give her baby a breast-fed meal while giving her guilty plea. Read the…

Nursing is Normal Slide Show

This is so cool. Sometimes mothers are worried about breastfeeding their babies in public. Kathy O’Brien set out to change that with her Nursing “IS” Normal project.¬† As part of the Madison Nursing Is Normal project, Lea Wolf took photos of Madison-area mothers nursing their babies out and about in Madison. If you’re like me…

Nursing in public — the statue

Check out this World Breastfeeding Week story NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ — For World Breastfeeding Week, Phantom-Financial announces the unveiling of a life-size park bench sculpture of Angelina Jolie nude with her twin babies by New York artist Daniel Edwards just minutes from Brad Pitt’s own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area in…

“Best for Babes”

If you read the gossip magazines (what else should we do in line at the grocery store?) then you’ve noticed how being pregnant is hip and sexy. Rather than hiding from the camera all those celebrities are parading their baby bumps. It’s ok to be pregnant these days. What if breastfeeding could become just as…

Cute, silly breastfeeding cartoon

This is something just to make you smile. This blog, Ninjerktsu, features cartoons about ninjas being jerks (not generally a breastfeeding topic) but this entry features a breastfeeding mother. Cute, huh? To see the whole story, including the ninja, click on the link.

Nursing in Public – the symbol

It would be great to have a law that protected mothers that are breastfeeding their babies in public places. We’ve got people in Wisconsin working on this project right now. Legal protection, however, is only partial support. It may take a long time for the community to realize that nursing mothers should not be harassed….