Category Archives: breastmilk

New Jersey’s Proposed Anti-Milksharing Campaign—the Next Attack on Parental Informed Choice?

A proposed bill (NJ A3702) in New Jersey has its sights on the informal milksharing community.  This bill: “Establishes public awareness campaign advising pregnant women, new parents, and women who are breast feeding about dangers of casual milk sharing.” After I … Continue reading

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Are you keeping track? Yup, banned from Facebook again!

I’m beginning to just roll my eyes now when I get this notice. This newest ban is a result of me posting an article about Facebook removing birth and breastfeeding photos and how the current system rewards cyber bullies and trolls, … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Advocates – You Can Be Banned on Facebook for Sharing Links

I woke up this morning to see that I’ve been banned by Facebook for 3 days. They didn’t ban me for posting a breastfeeding photo.  They banned me for sharing a LINK! I had shared a lovely story about a premature infant’s life … Continue reading

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Hey Weston A. Price Foundation – Language Matters: How NOT to be a Breastfeeding Advocate

The Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) is an organization that promotes a diet based on traditional nutrient-dense foods.  They have a large following which we examined in my last blog article.  Since they are so influential, we must not ignore … Continue reading

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The Weston A. Price Foundation’s Dangerous Breastfeeding Advice Should NOT Be Ignored

So, you may be asking, “What is the Weston A. Price Foundation?  Why do I care what they say about breastfeeding?”  Well, let me give you a quick description about them: They are a non-profit that advocates “whole foods and … Continue reading

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How can a breastfeeding ad with a cigarette as a nipple get deleted off facebook, but these other photos remain?

I just got blocked from facebook twice in less than 24 hours…you can see the two offending photos here: http://unlatched.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/a-collection-of-all-photos-that-facebook-removes-from-unlatched/ The second photo to get me blocked was this ad about breastfeeding and smoking: but how does it differ from the … Continue reading

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A Collection of All Photos That Facebook Removes from Unlatched.

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“The fact is, if you know you are going to be in a jam packed place, pump into a bottle! It’s that simple!”

Yes, this is a real quote.  Yes, I laughed out loud when I read it. Back in March 2012, there was a NIP incident at a waterpark and the issue blew up all over their Facebook page.  It got very … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction? Drinking a beer helps with breastmilk production.

Let’s play a game… What do you think?  Is this just an old wives’ tale? For thousands of years, people have been brewing beer and using it to increase their milk supply.  There are written accounts of Greek doctors in … Continue reading

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Barriers to Breastfeeding/Breastfeeding Initiatives in Ohio on All Sides with Ann Fisher

Here is a link to the radio show I was on that covered breastfeeding issues and what Columbus area hospitals are doing to help increase breastfeeding rates.  I come on around the 40 min mark and I cover the Ohio … Continue reading

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