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Heathrow airport tosses Alyssa Milano’s breast milk

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Alyssa Milano was devastated when security at Heathrow International Airport tossed her pumped breast milk this morning. “Gone,” the mother of son Milo Thomas, 3, and 7-month-old daughter, Elizabeth Dylan, tweeted this morning. “Not Okay.” (1 o… [Read More]

Mother kicked out of empty casino lobby for breastfeeding infant

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A Pennsylvania mother was nursing her 7-week-old daughter in the empty lobby of a casino when a security guard told the new mom that her baby was a “security threat,” according to news site Del Marva Now. Alanna Panas of Mechanicsburg, Pa., was en… [Read More]

Why is a mother breastfeeding her 6-year-old newsworthy?

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Last month, a story about a British mother breastfeeding her 6-year-old daughter caused a stir in media outlets in the United States and United Kingdom. An intimate image of Denise Sumpter, 44, sitting on the couch with kindergarten-age Belle nuzzled … [Read More]

See it: Gwen Stefani nurses on the roadside in Switzerland

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Breastfeeding advocates are cheering for Gwen Stefani who posted an image of herself nursing in Switzerland on Instagram this morning. The 44-year-old singer-songwriter sits slightly hunched over, with her new baby Apollo wrapped in a blanket, as she b… [Read More]

Provocative ad campaign shows women breastfeeding in bathroom stalls

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In 2009 a mother was fully covered as she breastfed her baby in an Ikea store in Brooklyn, N.Y, when an employee and security guard hustled her off to a bathroom where she could “nurse in private.” As Sarah Miller stood in line waiting for the bath… [Read More]

Starbucks barista defends breastfeeding mom

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A Canadian Starbucks barista has become an unlikely hero among breastfeeding advocates. When an angry customer complained about a breastfeeding mom in an Ottawa Starbucks last week, the young man, whose name hasn’t been released to the media, smiled … [Read More]

Newsstands refused magazine with this cover image

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The cover of Hip Mama magazine’s issue No. 55 features a provocative image of a topless woman, standing confident and tall, wearing only a long black skirt and a Spiderman mask. Her breasts are partially covered as her son, whose straddled on her rig… [Read More]

Provocative ad campaign features shirtless men ‘breastfeeding’ babies

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Research has shown that new moms are more successful with breastfeeding when fathers are supportive. A 2000 study revealed that milk supply and a father’s attitude were the two main factors affecting a mother’s decision around whether to breastfeed… [Read More]