Soapbox Sunday: World Breastfeeding Week Wrap-up Edition

It’s been a whirlwind week of posts and articles celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. Here are some of the highlights:

The New York Times reported on research that shows that the sugars in breastmilk protect babies’ guts .

Elita at Blacktating made an interesting discovery in “Where are the images of black mothers? On the Nestle site”. Later, on her Facebook fan page, she linked to Funkidivagirl’s story of nursing in public for the first time in front of someone famous.

But there are images of breastfeeding black mothers online and you can find them here and here and here and here and …

Annie at PhD in Parenting describes why she is dedicated to boycotting Nestle’s unethical business practices.

Lauren at Hobo Mama writes about why formula feeders and bottle users are welcome at her blog.

What did you find interesting this past week?

Now go and take a look at  Authentic Parenting, Baby Dust Diaries, Hobo MamaMaman A Droit, and Pocket.Buddha for more Sunday Surfing!

Posted on August 8, 2010, in Breastfeeding, Soapbox Sunday and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Very nice wrap up. Off to check out all of the linky goodness.

  2. Thanks for the wrap-up. And I always love seeing nursing pictures. Very sweet!

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