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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]

Do babies cry at night to stop parents from making more babies?

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A Harvard evolutionary biologist thinks babies’ nighttime crying spells are a form of birth control. David Haig hypothesizes that babies demand food at all hours of the night to exhaust their mothers and prevent them from ovulating. This works to the… [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]

Study: Breastfeeding benefits overstated

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A new study finds that the benefits of breastfeeding are statistically insignificant and challenges the long-held belief that breast milk is a far superior nutrition source over baby formula. The study, published in the Social Science & Medicine jo… [Read More]

United Arab Emirates introduces law requiring moms to breastfeed

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In the United Arab Emirates moms are now required by law to breastfeed their babies until age 2. If a mother fails to meet the requirement, her husband can sue her. The Emirates’ Federal National Council introduced the law last month as part of a rev… [Read More]
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Victoria’s Secret employee denies mom the right to breast feed

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  A Texas mom had just spent $150 at Victoria’s Secret when she asked a sales associate if she could breast feed her baby in a dressing room. Ashley Clawson, 27, of Austin figured she could easily slip into a room where she’d have a quiet place to… [Read More]

Pope Francis endorses breastfeeding in public

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Judges have asked women to stop doing it in court. Bus drivers have asked their passengers to cover up while doing it or get off the bus. A pastor called a woman a stripper for doing it in church. In the last decade the news media has been filled with … [Read More]

Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen stirs up controversy with breastfeeding photo

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Gisele Bundchen just might be the ultimate multitasker. On Tuesday, the Brazilian supermodel and wife of NFL star Tom Brady posted an image on Instagram of herself breastfeeding as she’s getting her hair, makeup and nails done by her beauty entourage… [Read More]

Pennsylvania judge orders woman to stop breastfeeding

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player A Pennsylvania woman is speaking out against a judge who ordered her to stop breastfeeding her 10-month-old daughter. Jessica Moser is in the midst of a custody battle with her daughter Jasmine.. [Read More]

Video: Woman stands her ground on breastfeeding in public

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A woman at the Burleson Recreation Center south of Fort Worth was nursing her 16-day-old daughter when another woman who works at the center approached her, twice, to cover up while feeding the child. The second time her husband recorded the instance a… [Read More]
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