Topic: breastfeeding

Nurse-In Staged After Anthropologie Shames Breastfeeding Mom Off Store Floor And Onto A Toilet

Nurse-In Staged After Anthropologie Shames Breastfeeding Mom Off Store Floor And Onto A Toilet

A floor manager at Anthropologie allegedly forced a customer off the store floor after she began nursing in what was probably one of their lovely, totally overpriced shabby-chic chairs. Ingrid Wiese-Hesson’s 6-week-old started to fuss, so she did what any mother who just spent $700 in a store would do – relax for a minute in the glow of their AC and feed her child.That’s when the manager arrived to save the day and tell her where she would be most comfortable.

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It’s Creepy For A Dad To Pacify A Baby With His Own Nipple

It's Creepy For A Dad To Pacify A Baby With His Own Nipple

In an anonymous post on Reddit’s “Dads of Reddit” forum, one father asked if any of the other dads there had ever tried to get their baby to suck from their nipples as a way of calming them down. The Dads of Reddit, who were sweet enough to throw in a lot of “no judgments,” to a man said, “Nope. Not once. I’ve never even come within a hundred miles of doing that.” And as open-minded as I am about a great many things, I have to agree: if I need to worry about picking chest hairs out of my newborn’s mouth, I’m out. As a rule. More »

The 10 Most Offensive Breastfeeding Memes On The Internet

The 10 Most Offensive Breastfeeding Memes On The Internet

I thought by now we had all come together and agreed that breastfeeding wasn’t sexual. There are plenty of people who are offended by breastfeeding in public because they feel that it is “inappropriate.” Obviously, the way to eradicate this issue is to emphasize the fact that breastfeeding is a normal, human function used to provide food. It most certainly is not sexual, until someone makes a creepy Internet meme about it. More »