My personal evolution
Nursing in public (“NIP”) with confidence is something that
takes time and practice. It also helps
to have a supportive partner with you. Bruss
was always so helpful and encouraging. In our days as first-time parents, he would sit next to me and hold the cover while I figured out how to access the breast and latch our baby. He would sit right there throughout the nursing, chatting with me as if there was nothing abnormal about what I was doing.
the day arrived when we were out, just our baby and me, and our baby was
What do you think - are you a lactivist?
Fromthe Wikipedia topic, “Lactivism”
(portmanteau of "lactation" and "activism") is a term used
to describe the advocacy of breastfeeding. Supporters, referred to as "lactivists", seek to promote the
health benefits of breastfeeding over formula-feeding and to ensure that
nursing mothers are not discriminated against.
Another form of lactivism is simply acting as support for
mothers that wish to breastfeed.
“This month is
Breastfeeding Awareness Month. The breastfeeding
campaign, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, hopes to
empower women to commit to breastfeeding by highlighting new research showing
that babies who are exclusively breastfed for six months are less likely to
develop ear infections, diarrhea and respiratory illnesses, and may be less
likely to develop childhood obesity.”
In conjunction with Breastfeeding Awareness Month, I will be
featuring breastfeeding links on our