Muse on the News – August

What a month it has been for breastfeeding women! Keep reading for a selection of great news stories from recent weeks...

Muse on the News
  • More than 60 breastfeeding mums came together on Tuesday night for the Bronx Breastfeeding Coalition’s “Breastfeeding Night with the New York Yankees.” The event — which invites nursing mothers to watch a baseball game while feeding their children — was the third annual gathering, a night aimed at making mothers, families, and other Yankees fans comfortable with the idea of public breastfeeding. 
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  • In honour of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month this year, photographer and mum of four, Leilani Rogers recruited over 70 photographers to take pictures of mothers nursing their children in public places including libraries, parks, stadiums and grocery stores.
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  • Singer Rebecca Ferguson says she refuses to feel ashamed for breastfeeding her baby daughter in public. The X Factor star takes Arabella with her everywhere, choosing loose-fitting outfits so she can feed her.
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  •  Women who breastfeed their children for longer than a year – including one as old as five – have been posing for a series of photographs.
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  • Over 300 women launched World Breastfeeding Week in Manila by participating in a mass breastfeeding event. The women joined an event called The Big Latch On where women nurse their babies for over a minute.
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