Medela’s Muse on the News - October

We love that there are always so many positive stories about breastfeeding in the news. Here are our top picks from October:
Muse on the News
  1. 26 Photos That Show The Beautiful Ways Moms Feed Their Babies: "You can support breastfeeding without taking away the freedom of choice of a mother".
    Read more on the HuffingtonPost.
     
  2. A 21-year-old mother has posted a selfie of her breastfeeding her one-year-old daughter on Facebook in defence of women who breastfeed their children in public.
    Jennifer Taylor, who lives in Las Vegas, captioned the image with a message to females who 'walk around with their t**ties damn near popping out their shirt for attention' but stare at her when she is breastfeeding in public.
    Read more on the DailyMail.
     
  3. A mother, whose emotional breastfeeding photographs went viral earlier this year, has spoken out about her experience of cancer.
    Sarah Whitney, 31, was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer when she was 20 weeks pregnant. As a result, she was forced to start her first round of chemotherapy and undergo a mastectomy.
    Read more on the HuffingtonPost.
     
  4. For some moms, having a new baby is like a fairy tale, and for two mothers Kyiera Jones photographed recently, this is definitely the case. “The idea actually came from the moms,” the Beaumont, Texas-based portrait artist told BabyCenter during a phone conversation about the stunning, mermaid-inspired breastfeeding images.
    Read more on the BabyCenter blog