Breastfeeding in Public

Another Intoxication Allegation So Rescind Alcohol Treatment Option??

Stacey Anvarinia, the North Dakota women who pled guilty to child neglect for allegedly breastfeeding her infant daughter while intoxicated, has been arrested again.  According to the Grand Forks Herald, within hours of Anvarinia’s sentencing to 18 months imprisonment, all but six months suspended and with an option to serve part of the six months in substance abuse treatment, she was arrested for slashing ...

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This is What a Nursing Toddler Looks Like

Top Hat over at Its All About the Hat suggested a Breastfeeding Blog Carnival called “This is What a Nursing Toddler Looks Like.” [This is my first blog carnival so I will link to the other participants as soon as I figure out the rules of the game – UPDATE: I have added some links at the bottom to other Carnival participants.] Luckily ...

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At Last – Massachusetts Gets a Public Breastfeeding Law

After years of lobbying and failed legislative bills, Massachusetts breastfeeding advocates have at long last succeeded in getting a law passed to protect breastfeeding in public.  Yay and congratulations to all the people who have worked so hard and for so long!  I am particularly pleased to see that that the new law, which goes into effect in April of ...

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The Facebook Fracas – Now What?

This week the press and the mothering blogosphere have been filled with talk of Facebook.  If you need to catch up, see this blog entry at PhDinParenting.  If you want to hear some good old fashioned outrage, check out this podcast of Fox Across America which aired on 12/26 and includes an interview with me about 25 minutes in. The short version is ...

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