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Karleen
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An out of the ordinary WBW blog post

Post by Karleen » Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:54 pm

A really wonderful and generous blog post from Lisa Watson of Bottle Babies
http://www.bottlebabies.org/category/blog/

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Post by Andypandy » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:24 am

Brilliant.

I am on quite a few facebook pages and blogs. I feel there are some that are extremely inflammatory (The Alpha Parent) and despite having a few decent bits of info in them, they are quite damaging to breastfeeding advocacy. The general gist is that women who don't breastfeed are lazy :roll: There is no thought about bigger systemic problems like normalising bf socially, access to information and support or quality health professionals. When there is a brief nod to those things the overiding philosophy from TAP is that women have not tried hard enough to overcome them. :roll:

Yet there are some excellent, supportive pages out there like the Skeptical Mother, Best for Babes, Amy West and the Analytical Armadillo. These pages provide info without the judgment and recognise that there are barriers in place. Amy West is particularly good at framing things.
sorry for my ramble. I am often puzzled as to what the best way of activism for breastfeeding is.
DS1: May 09 Breastfed 2y7m
DS2: Oct 2012 Breastfed 2y1m I am pretending he is weaned
DD: Feb 2015

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Post by Two's enough » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:44 am

That is nice, thanks for posting.
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Post by AbbeyCat » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:07 am

Really love that article, thanks for sharing. :-)
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