Thousands of fans, including moms, applauded HGTV's Christina Anstead for sharing a photo of what mom life really looks like.
Moms are praising a Target store after seeing a photo of a memo encouraging them to breastfeed while shopping.
The mom says police escorted her out, despite the state health code stating that "a mother is entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location in which the mother is authorized to be."
The mum was travelling on a flight from Portugal to Manchester when the alleged incident took place.
By now, numerous studies have shown that there are some serious benefits to new moms practicing skin to skin contact the moment a baby is delivered. According to the La Leche League of Canada (LLL), skin to skin contact between mother and baby immediately after birth “helps regulate the baby’s temperature, breathing, heart rate and sugar levels. For mothers who plan to breastfeed, skin to skin increases the level of prolactin your body produces, increasing milk supply and helping babies to latch.
When it comes to breastfeeding in public, everyone has a right to their own opinion. But it’s quite another matter when an officer — someone whose job it is to protect the basic human rights of citizens — allows his personal opinions get in the way of the law. “Tonight while in Piggly Wiggly with my sister and both my children (the oldest 20 months and the youngest 1 month old today) while nursing, a deputy approached me right when I was about to leave and informed that I needed to cover up because someone might find it ‘offensive,'” shared Savannah Shukla in a Facebook post. Shukla lives in Georgia, a state where breastfeeding in public is legal and certainly not considered offensive.
By now, you’ve likely heard of the numerous health benefits of breastfeeding, but for one mom, it’s the thing she credits with saving her life. “Breastfeeding literally saved my life,” says a quote posted on the Facebook group Breastfeeding Mama Talk. “When my son was 2 months old I got severely ill with postpartum depression.
Earlier this week, popular breastfeeding support Facebook group Breastfeeding Mama Talk posted this picture of a mom breastfeeding. Not so strange, right? But after reading the caption on the image, the photo quickly went viral, with many commenters voicing their distaste.
Carriage House Birth recently posted an image of Rebecca McKeever on their Instagram account feeding her newborn daughter Andromeda moments after birth. “A lactation consultant came to our hospital room to ask if we needed help,” McKeever tells The Huffington Post. “She smiled and melted with each drop,” McKeever says.
Kelly Stanley was enjoying a nice dinner out with her family when she suddenly felt a napkin being tossed on top of her. Turns out it was from her dad who did not approve of her feeding her 9-month-old daughter at the dinner table. “Someone at the dinner table then grabs one of those cloth napkins and tries to toss it over me.