Woman Takes Photo Breastfeeding at Graduation, World Does Not End

Here's another sign of the non-end-times: An Australian woman took her university graduation photos breastfeeding her baby and the university posted it to their Facebook page congratulating her. They didn't take away her diploma and the post has gotten over 200,000 likes. What is this world coming to? » 11/05/14 6:10pm 11/05/14 6:10pm

Olivia Wilde Breastfeeds in a Diner in the September Issue of Glamour

Olivia Wilde graces the cover of Glamour's September issue. And, in a twist, instead of promoting a film, she's promoting the fact that this fall, she will cohost the International Women's Media Foundation's Courage in Journalism Awards. Plus: Inside the issue, she's photographed breastfeeding. » 8/05/14 5:00pm 8/05/14 5:00pm

It's Legal to Breastfeed in Public in Every State But Idaho

Because we live in a country in which many people are completely baffled by the idea that breasts are not filthy sin-pillows, women who breastfeed in public are frequently harassed, chastised and/or asked to leave. Well, sorry, boob-fearers, but it actually turns out that the law explicitly protects breastfeeding… » 8/01/14 6:40pm 8/01/14 6:40pm

Actual Complaints Against Employers Who Wouldn't Let Women Breastfeed

New mothers are given a slew of conflicting advice: they're told they must breastfeed their baby or they're a terrible parent, but also that they must go back to work and earn money as soon as they can or they're a lazy person (or, you know, in the case of most people who work because they have to and not because they… » 7/24/14 7:15pm 7/24/14 7:15pm

​Mother Says She Was Booted From Concert for Breastfeeding 4-Month-Old

When 30-year-old Megan Christopherson was removed from the pit at a Brad Paisley concert with her 4-month-old strapped to her chest, police maintained that she could be found liable for child endangerment. But Christopherson is claiming that she was kicked out because she breastfed her child in the crowd. » 7/12/14 6:17pm 7/12/14 6:17pm

Woman Breastfeeding at Starbucks Finds Ally in Teen Barista

Julia Wykes of Ottawa was running errands last week when her baby became hungry while she was in line at Starbucks. In order to soothe the infant and (likely) keep the baby's cries from irritating the other customers, she sat down to breastfeed her baby. That's when an irate customer demanded that she be forced to… » 7/02/14 10:40am 7/02/14 10:40am

​Mexico City's Breastfeeding Campaign Sort of Missed The Point

Women's health groups in Mexico City are understandably unimpressed by the city's new strategy to encourage and normalize breastfeeding with mothers. The series of posters, which has already been taken down from the city's website, feature a few very slender and toned female celebrities topless and braless. Censoring… » 5/26/14 5:53pm 5/26/14 5:53pm

Breastfeeding Benefits Have Been Exaggerated

Formula-feeding has been vilified in recent years, with new moms being told that if they don't breastfeed, they could be putting their child at risk for a slew of health, behavioral and developmental problems. But the findings of a new study suggest that's total bullshit. Breast might actually not be best. » 2/28/14 10:40am 2/28/14 10:40am