Big Latch On 2017

What is the Big Latch On? It is a celebration held annually over two days during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1st – 7th).  This year the Big Latch On takes place on August 4th and 5th.  It is an event that aims to protect, promote & support breastfeeding families. It endeavors to do this by: Providing … Continue reading “Big Latch On 2017”

World Breastfeeding Week 2017

Sustaining Breastfeeding Together The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) started World Breastfeeding Week 25 years ago.  It is held worldwide each year from August 1-7th.  This year’s theme is ‘sustaining breastfeeding together’. In September 2015, world leaders committed to 17 goals aimed at ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity.  These became the … Continue reading “World Breastfeeding Week 2017”

Cafe owner bans breastfeeding!

“Breastfeeding … use a cloth or something to cover yourself or you will be refused service or asked to leave,” the sign read. A lesson in human rights and the power of social media Within days, there were hundreds of comments on the cafe’s facebook page denouncing the sign.  The owner quickly took it down and … Continue reading “Cafe owner bans breastfeeding!”