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What We Missed

TweetBehind on your holiday shopping? Looking for a great gift/cause to support? I’ve got two for you: The first is a t-shirt made by means of production apparel. It reads: “The Hyde Amendment: Denying women the right to abortion since 1976!” It’s a benefit for the National Network of Abortion Funds, and it’s an awesome [...]
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President Obama orders new federal breastfeeding policy

TweetAlthough breastfeeding private and public sector workers’ rights are included in the new health care reform law, President Obama has requested guidelines be implemented for federal employees: President Obama is asking federal personnel officials to draft “appropriate workplace accommodations” for federal employees who are nursing mothers. The president issued a memo Monday to the Office [...]
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Breastfeeding: It Does a Body Good (as in, makes it look better)

TweetIt looks like the New York State Department of Health is trying to encourage breastfeeding (yay!) by telling women they’ll totally lose sooo much weight if they do! (Huh?) Interesting how they succeed in mocking your run-of-the-mill diet commercial while still managing to say, as Sociological Images aptly put it: “[D]on’t ever forget, ladies: one [...]
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Breastfeeding activists boycott Old Navy

Tweet Via Strollerderby, we find that some lactivists aren’t happy about a new onesie on Old Navy shelves that reads, “Formula Powered.” In response, folks like Cate Nelson at Eco Child’s Play are telling moms they should boycott the store (and their accompanying Gap, Banana Republic, etc.) until they take the onesie down, which they [...]
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