Depending on when and where you gave birth, you may have received a “free” diaper bag or cooler pack courtesy of formula companies. Many birthing hospitals in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Delaware have made policy changes which forbid this practice from continuing, and recently Maryland has joined this change.
Great news, Moms! Century 21 department stores in New York have changed their policy for breastfeeding. Employees at six of the company’s New York locations have been educated and will now instruct nursing mothers that they may breastfeed anywhere in the stores.
Who cares if you've discovered an endangered species or nearly died in the Congo to bring awareness to the elusive silver back gorillas or performed in front of thousands in the NFL....you're beautiful breastfeeding picture on Facebook was shamed by a follower and reported as nudity!
I think I stand with many moms, nursing or not, who are fired up about last week’s column in The New York Times written by University of Toronto political scientist Courtney Jung. In her column, she has argued that breastfeeding has become a “righteous zeal” and a “moral imperative” and that we are making too big a deal about for mothers in America.
While October is playoff season in the MLB, LADIES, we can not forget to acknowledge the importance of taking care of our second bases. Breast Cancer is one of the most common type of cancer diagnoised in women. The U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Uk have the highest rate of diagnosis. The "C" word is scary! At one point we may have had a friend, relative, neighbor or co-worker living with breast cancer. Everyday we are finding out new information about this disease, but its up to us ladies to be our own health advocates.