Mama Minute February 2-8
Breastfeeding in the news
“Telling me to fuck off and squirting me with your boobs was incredibly uncalled for.” You sure about that?
The city council of Whitehorse, Yukon formally recognizes the importance of breastfeeding to the health and well-being of moms, babies and communities after a mom was asked to leave a public swimming pool last year for breastfeeding her child.
Postpartum mind + body
While Japanese women have entered the workforce at historic levels, their avalanche of child rearing responsibilities is not shrinking — and men, with their own intense job performance expectations, are typically not helping.
Hey Brooklyn, if you find your breasts, will you let us know? We’re missing ours too.
This mama fought off burglars trying to break into her family’s home while holding her toddler. Dad was “taking cover out of sight.”
Winning the Internet this week
We have been absolutely loving the photos from the 2019 Birth Becomes Her Image Contest! The emotional impact captured in each photo is truly breathtaking.