On Parenting: Breast feeding

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Debate over AU professor should be about supporting working parents, not breast-feeding

Yes, you have sick leave, but missing work is not always an option. Day-care providers and schools often do not allow sick children. So we do the best we can.

By Mari-Jane Williams  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  breast-feeding, work-life balance

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 07/03/2012

When power’s out, what’s gained is sometimes more than what’s lost

By Janice D'Arcy  |  01:33 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breast feeding

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/26/2012

What does it mean to be a feminist mother?

I wrote yesterday about a new survey suggesting that younger feminist mothers are embracing more intensive or attachment parenting methods. Why?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breast-feeding, Books

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Modifying attachment parenting to fit your family’s needs

Despite the image of attachment parenting as radical, the philosophy can and has been incorporated into general mainstream parenting practices.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Breast-feeding

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Time cover of breastfeeding mom issues a challenge to those who support nursing

To illustrate a story on attachment parenting, Time magazine features a photo of an almost-4-year-old boy nursing from his mother. Can public breastfeeding go too far?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  05:14 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breast-feeding

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/10/2012

‘The Conflict’ attacks progressive parenting as anti-feminist

“The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women” arrives with a loud buzz thanks to its aggressive attack on “natural” parenting, including breast-feeding.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Breast-feeding

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012

“The Great Nurse-In” to take place at the National Mall this summer

The event is scheduled for Aug. 4, 2012 during World Breastfeeding Week.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breast-feeding

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Target nurse-ins to show that breast-feeding is not ‘exhibitionism’

After a Houston-area woman reported that she had been asked to stop breast-feeding her child at a local store, a Facebook group was created to plan the protest.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  05:18 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nursing, nurse-in, breast-feeding

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Breast-feeding in public is legal: How do you spread the word?

A mother files a complaint with the D.C. Office of Human Rights after wrongly being told she could not breast-feed her son at a government building.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  02:29 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  breast-feeding, breast-feeding laws, breast-feeding in public