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Breastfeeding In Uniform: Latest Battle In America’s War On Women

June 4, 2012

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by David Badash on June 4, 2012in Civil Rights,Discrimination,News,Politics In January, a few women in the military got together and formed a support group designed to spread the word to women in the military and women spouses of military personnel that breastfeeding infants is a good thing. The Mom2Mom Breastfeeding Support Group even got a […]

Attachment parenting: what’s the problem?

May 22, 2012

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Long-term breastfeeding and co-sleeping are parental practices that provoke strong reactions. Why? Sarah Hughes guardian.co.uk, Monday 21 May 2012 Mother nature … Maggie Gyllenhaal in Away We Go. Photograph: Allstar/Focus Features/Sportsphoto Ltd/Allstar It is commonly seen as extreme, anti-feminist and only properly practised by stay-at-home mums. So it was no surprise that the recent Time […]

The State of The World’s Mothers

May 12, 2012

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by Suzi ParraschMay 11, 2012 As the mother of two teenagers, my greatest concern tonight is what to put on the dinner table, chicken or fish, pasta or pizza? A world away, in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, 32 year old Alemeneshe, pictured here breastfeeding her one year old son Ayalres, has far graver things to worry […]

Time’s breastfeeding cover is pure front

May 12, 2012

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Rather than challenging taboos, Time’s shock tactics exploit society’s existing shame and confusion about sex and maternity Victoria Bekiempisguardian.co.uk, Friday 11 May 2012 Time magazine’s ‘Are You Mom Enough?’ breastfeeding cover, 21 May 2012 When the Time magazine cover for a story on attachment parenting “Are You Mom Enough?” hit the web this week, the […]

Plummeting breastfeeding rates in East Asia “alarming” -expert

May 3, 2012

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03 May 2012 12:29Source: alertnet // Thin Lei Win A baby sleep in a hammock inside a temporary house built after the 2004 Tsunami at Lok Kruet village, in Aceh Besar April 16, 2012. REUTERS/Beawiharta By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (AlertNet) – Faced with plummeting rates of breastfeeding – a “natural vaccine” – East Asia […]