As my baby has crossed over the one-year mark, while still breastfeeding part-time, I have started to take notice of the “weirdo” moms. The ones still breastfeeding their babies past whatever indeterminate point of not-a-weirdo no return. Case in point: This Chicago Tribune op-ed headlined, “I’m still breastfeeding…
On Monday, Jacinda Ardern, prime minister of New Zealand, brought her baby along to the U.N. General Assembly for the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit. The sight of a baby with a pacifier popped in her mouth was an odd one amid a sea of business attire—and, as such, it’s made headlines. “At just 3 months, she is said to be…
Area woman with beating heart reminds us all what compassion looks like.
There is a man, who has never breastfed a child, with some opinions about how women should breastfeed their children. David Whitley, a reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, has a cute li’l op-ed piece out today about how breastfeeding activism has gone too far. Moms are now baring their breasts to feed their infants with…
Model Mara Martin walked the runway during the Paraiso x SI Swimsuit show on Sunday with her actively breastfeeding baby—or, as Good Morning America nauseatingly put it, she’s a “model mom revolutionizing the runway” with “her most valuable accessory.” Ahahahahaha, children as valuable accessories, I hate the world.
On Friday, 30-year-old Samantha Whitney Jones of New Britain Township, Pennsylvania was charged with criminal homicide over the death of her 11-week-old infant on April 2. The district attorney has alleged that the baby died after a lethal amount of drugs was transmitted to the baby through Jones’ breast milk, NBC …
Donald Trump, whose administration declined to support an international resolution to dispel myths about breastfeeding to instead side with infant formula manufacturers
, has tweeted to clarify that no, actually, he is a fan of breastfeeding:
A 30-year-old transgender woman was able to breastfeed her baby in what is “the first formal report in the medical literature of induced lactation in a transgender woman,” according to the case report in journal Transgender Health.
If you were planning on asking the pope’s permission to breastfeed, you don’t have to, because the answer is an emphatic screaming-from-the-rooftops YES, sí, oui, ja, はい, 是, every God blessed language in the world, please, willkommen.
Welcome to America, where it’s OK to festoon the walls of a department store with high-res images of boobs, but it’s not OK for a mother to nurse her baby next to them.
A law signed in New York on Thursday will require several public locations in the city to have breastfeeding rooms, including child service’s offices and health centers.
In New York City, a woman cop says her superiors won’t allow her to breast pump at work, which is like forcing her to endure 10,000 tiny daggers stabbing her from inside her boob while starving her child and saying, “just deal with it.”
A woman in Kansas City, Kansas has given birth to three sets of fraternal twins in around two years. Yes, you read that correctly: Six children, two years, one woman, and what we can assume is zero sleep, and all without fertility drugs.
Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Colorado filed discrimination charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of four pilots for Frontier Airlines. The charges allege that four pilots, Randi Freyer, Brandy Beck, Shannon Kiedrowski and Erin Zielinski, were…
South African wildlife photographer Renata Ewald was traveling in Kruger National Park when she saw this mother elephant with one terrific pair of breasts.
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport has introduced nursing rooms, which is great news for the many families who are well-acquainted with the experience of getting trapped there!
Life’s a little less logistically complicated for the nursing mothers of the Australian House of Representatives, who—thanks to new, deliberately more family-friendly policies—can now breastfeed in chambers instead of having to trudge back to their offices.
Earlier today, TV host Wendy Williams had on actress Alyssa Milano to debate the issue of breastfeeding in public. Wendy, it turns out, is not for it!
While human people are sleeping, my baby awakes. She whines and wriggles over to my listless body. Leading with her pale, swollen cheeks and newly cut teeth, she pounces on my chest. My flesh of my flesh uses her sharp talons to pull the wound on my breast into her mouth. Then, she sucks my blood.