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Jodine Chase’s 24 hours of Breastfeeding Pictures Banned from Facebook

https://twitter.com/#!/jodinechase

 

Check out her posts!

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Today I will join Womoon and Grrls to rally and march in support of our rights.

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March 8th is IWD, so get out there – let us hear and see you!

To find an event near you visit: http://internationalwomensday.com/events.asp

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CANCELLED: 2/6 Nurse-In @ Fbook in Prineville, OR

Update: The breastfeeding sit-in at the Facebook headquarters in Prineville, OR was cancelled by the local organizer due to the difficulty of getting to the location. Of course, if you want to make your way out there and organize a group of your breastfeeding buddies, you have that right 🙂

Breastfeeding photo shared with me via e-mail from a social network posting.

If there are any other Breastfeeding Actions in Oregon, feel free to post them in a comment here.

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Don’t Censor Us – Stop SOPA and PIPA

SOPA Strike http://sopastrike.com/strike

Vote for the Net http://voteforthenet.com/

Don’t Censor the Net http://www.dontcensorthenet.com/

Stop American Censorship http://americancensorship.org/

WordPress News “Help Stop SOPA/PIPA” http://wordpress.org/news/2012/01/help-stop-sopa-pipa/

Photos like these could be censorsed everywhere not just facebook. Breastfeeding photo borrowed from the Internet.

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Mark Your Calendars: Fbook Nurse-In Feb 6, 2012

Find the facebook headquarters closest to you and join the nurse-in! If you’re not breastfeeding, bring a sign and show your support 🙂

List can be found on fbook at: http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=324817760874621

Palo Alto, CA

http://www.facebook.com/events/347380358607200/

1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Menlo Park, CA

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

Brussels, Belgium

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Chicago, IL

Dallas, TX

Detroit, MI

Dublin, Ireland

Hamburg, Germany

Hong Kong

Hyderabad, India

Milan, Italy

London, United Kingdom

http://www.facebook.com/events/329431500425148/

8 Carnaby Street, W1 London, United Kingdom

Los Angeles, CA

Madrid, Spain

New York, NY

http://www.facebook.com/events/210590732364772/?context=create

340 Madison Ave NY, NY

Paris, France

Prineville, OR

     http://www.facebook.com/events/268101066588001/

     PRN1 735 SW Connect Way, Prineville, Oregon, USA

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Seattle, WA

Seoul, South Korea

Singapore

Stockholm, Sweden

Sydney, Australia

https://www.facebook.com/events/252761668126675/

King Street, Sydney

Tokyo, Japan

Toronto, Canada

Washington, DC

Breastfeeding my daughter at 3.5 yrs old

Breastfeeding my daughter at 3.5 yrs old, Taken by Banned for Breastfeeding 2011

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A Petition to Sesame Street on Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding on Sesame Street, Please.

(On the Lettuce Edge) - old site

A few years ago, someone pointed me to this Sesame Street clip from 1977 with the wonderful Buffy breastfeeding her baby Cody and Bigbird asking all about it.   Since that day, I have returned to the clip several times – both alone and to share with my children.

Today, I was happy to discover this piece on Huffington Post where mothers are calling on Sesame Street to bring breastfeeding back to Sesame Street.  It is actually pretty hard to fathom that it is controversial to include breastfeeding in the mix of ways to feed babies along with bottle feeding.  The piece includes several links to clips which show how breastfeeding was removed from other Sesame Street pieces over the years including this sweet version of  You’re My Baby which includes a brief breastfeeding clip that was removed from a later version.

You can sign the petition too by following this…

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Target Nurse-In

 

Flash mob nurse-in at a Target in Texas

Breastfeeding woman harrassed at Target in Texas, she organized a flash mob nurse-in using fboob.

Best for Babes -FAQs on Target National Nurse-in, Dec. 28 2011 – 12/26/2011  http://www.bestforbabes.org/faqs-on-target-national-nurse-in-dec-28-2011

Time – The Nurse-In: Why Breast-Feeding Mothers Are Mad at Target – 12/27/2011 http://healthland.time.com/2011/12/27/the-nurse-in-why-breast-feeding-moms-are-mad-at-target/?xid=gonewsedit

USA Today – Mothers stage ‘nurse-in’ protest at Target stores – 12/28/2011 http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2011/12/mothers-staging-nurse-in-protest-at-target-stores/1

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