All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘breastfeeding’

Lydia Hearst Breastfeeds Twins in New Ad

Lydia Hearst is turning heads with a new ad campaign. The model appears in a new ad for fitness company Equinox. Behind the slogan “Commit to Something”, Hearst can be seen breastfeeding two babies. Check it out: #CommitToSomething… @Equinox https://t.co/Q4V49AUveV pic.twitter.com/1Ytxw1B0q2 — Lydia Hearst (@LydiaHearst) January 4, 2016 Hearst, a model and actress, is the great-granddaughter of publishing giant William …

Read More

Blake Lively Likens Breastfeeding to a Full-Time Job — ‘I’m, Like, Driving Down the Road Pumping’

Blake Lively thinks breastfeeding is a full-time job. In an interview with Allure magazine for its May 2015 issue, the new mom to three-month-old daughter James Reynolds with husband Ryan Reynolds said she never realized how much work feeding her daughter would be. Breastfeeding is “a full-time job. I’m, like, driving down the road, pumping,” Blake Lively told the magazine. …

Read More

Alyssa Milano Gives Her Opinion On Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a hot topic these days and while women have breastfed their young since the beginning of time, it is now the topic of many debates. While most people would agree that women have the right to breastfeed their babies, some feel like it should not be done in public places. Many women say they have the right to …

Read More

Facebook Frees the Nipple, Relaxes Breastfeeding Policy

If you’re a mother who wants to post photos of you breastfeeding your child on Facebook, the company has finally decided that it’s a-ok in their book. Well, in the majority of cases. Facebook has made a slight alteration to their policy on breastfeeding photos. In a help post asking Does Facebook allow photos of mothers breastfeeding?, Facebook has changed …

Read More

Mila Kunis ‘Do It Right’ Comment Draws Backlash

Mila Kunis is excited about her pregnancy as any mom would be. It’s a bit uncertain as to when she and Ashton Kutcher will become parents because she’s staying mum on that tidbit of information, but the mom-to-be is talking about her birthing plans. She spoke to Ellen DeGeneres about those plans earlier this week while she was a guest …

Read More

Mother Thrown In Jail For Breastfeeding While Drinking; Charges Dropped

In November of last year, a 28-year-old mother from Toad Suck, Arkansas was arrested and charged for endangering the welfare of a minor after she decided to breastfeed her child while drinking alcohol at a restaurant. The stay-at-home mom, whose name is Tasha Adams, appeared in ABC’s primetime news program 20/20 in her first televised interview, in which she admitted …

Read More

Mayim Bialik Says Breast is Best, Study Says Maybe

Mayim Bialik has defended her right to breastfeed all over the place including a New York City subway. She has been a staunch advocate of attachment parenting and nursing until children are ready to be done, even if that means the “baby” is 2 or 3. She recently defended said subway incident, according to The Huffington Post. She said of …

Read More

Mayim Bialik: ‘Breastfeeding Is Not A Sexual Act’

Mayim Bialik is a big proponent of breastfeeding–yes, even in public. The actress and neuroscientist has had to defend her parenting style–attachment parenting–way more than she believes is necessary over the past several years. She spoke during an interview with the Huffington Post on Monday, and once again defended breastfeeding. “I received a tremendous amount of backlash,” the Big Bang …

Read More

Breastfeeding No Better Than The Bottle, Shows Study

New mothers are often under quite a bit of pressure to breastfeed. This isn’t possible for everyone, though, and so many women end up feeling like failures due to these social pressures. Good news, then, that a new study could help to begin erasing the stigma of the bottle. The new study, published in the Social Science & Medicine, casts …

Read More

Mayim Bialik Defends a Mother’s Right to Breastfeed in Public

On HuffingtonPost Live, The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik offered her opinion about a controversial parenting topic. She advocates and defends a woman’s right to breastfeed her children anywhere she feels necessary. In the interview, Bialik explained how breastfeeding involves some intimacy that makes several people uncomfortable, but it’s not a sexual act. “Our culture has a very, very …

Read More

Pope Francis Encourages Breastfeeding at Mass

It has been less than one year since Pope Francis was inaugurated, but in that time he has been hailed as one of the more liberal popes in recent history. After causing much uproar for refusing to judge homosexuals back in July, the Pope has now raised a few eyebrows by encouraging breastfeeding at the Sistine Chapel. While that probably …

Read More

Emmy Rossum Spoofs Gisele Bundchen’s Breastfeeding Picture

Recently, Gisele Bundchen decided to share a picture of herself breastfeeding in the middle of getting ready for an event, while tagging the post with #multitasking. Emmy Rossum thought that it would be funny to recreate the situation, and share a picture of her own for all of her fans. The Shameless actress posted her own photo in order to …

Read More

Breastfeeding Linked to Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Though there are many medical reasons why breastfeeding is widely recommended, researchers at the University of Cambridge have made an unlikely connection through a new study. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found that breastfeeding could be linked to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers interviewed 81 British women between ages 70 and 100, some of …

Read More

Alicia Silverstone To Help Breastfeeding Moms By Sharing

Alicia Silverstone wants every mom to have the chance to give their children the best start they can, which includes breast feeding; but some women have trouble producing breast milk, no matter how much they might want to. That’s where her new service, Kind Mama Milk Share, comes in. The former “Clueless” actress posted a blog entry about it recently …

Read More

Breastfeeding Reality Show is Reportedly in the Works

Breastfeeding reality show: It was only a matter of time before someone thought this would be a good idea. With all the attention that Time magazine cover received following its publication, it kind of makes sense that someone is looking to milk the subject’s public appeal by transforming it into a weekly television program. Considering the show will be produced …

Read More

Facebook Continues To Yank Breastfeeding Photos

Another day, another set of breastfeeding images removed from Facebook. This time, the affected group of breastfeeding activists hail from the Respect The Breast Facebook page. The page’s founder, Heather Stultz, told the Huffington Post that in the last few month, 38 breastfeeding photos have been removed from the group’s photo section – 4 in the last week. A landing …

Read More

Breastfeeding Women of Facebook Bemoan Photo Removal Practices

Facebook has always been a little prudish when it comes to breasts. Although Facebook’s policy strictly prohibits the sharing of images with nudity, the line regarding what constitutes nudity is oftentimes a bit blurry. Just in personal experience, I’ve had my account blocked and was reprimanded by Facebook for posting an article that sported a lead image of a scantily …

Read More

Online Petition For Bringing Breast Feeding Segments Back To Sesame Street

It’s hard to believe Sesame Street has been on the air since 1969. Needless to say, our society has grown and evolved since the show originally released. Now, Cookie Monster is whacking out on vegetables (which this author still cringes at). One topic which has been brought to the limelight recently is how the show has handled the topic of …

Read More