Why I Just Dropped Out Of The University of North Carolina’s Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposia

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I’m not speaking at the University of North Carolina this month, after all. I was scheduled to present two discussion sessions at the 8th Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposia, but I canceled. I was literally in the middle of booking my plane ticket and making hotel reservations, when I saw an article from Clutch Magazine about […]

Reblog – A Professor Walks Into A Classroom: Because I never thought I’d ever use my three most favorite terms IN THE WORLD – ‘Anthropology’, ‘Feminism’, ‘Breastfeeding’ in the same sentence as the word ‘Fail’!

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My friend sent this one to me — the article below, but I’ve heard it’s been all over the news and other places, too. A professor, who just so happens to be a mother, brought her sick baby to class and the baby, as babies tend to do, got fussy, so this mother and anthropology […]

University of North Carolina’s 8th Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposia

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I didn’t end up sending in an abstract to speak at last year’s event, but someone just shared the Save The Date flyer with me for the UNC’s Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposia for 2013. Next year’s theme is: “It Takes A Village: The role of the greater community in inspiring and empowering women to breastfeed.” I […]

A Woman’s Choice: Feminism, and Empowerment Through Bottlefeeding

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I am not an extreme breastfeeding advocate or a fundamentalist. What I mean by this is, even though I support breastfeeding as part of the natural reproductive cycle directly after pregnancy and would love if all babies were breastfed, that thought is idealistic at best. I won’t ever accuse someone of not wanting the best […]