Sunday, August 14, 2005

Neighborhoodtimes: Nursing mothers have rights, too: "
Published August 14, 2005
"I usually don't run afoul of authority figures much these days, but recently I got myself into some hot water at North Shore Pool. Here's how it went down: 'I'm sorry, ma'am, but you can't do that here.' I was nursing my 6-month-old baby to sleep while I chatted with my friends and watched my older children swim. I thought it might help to let her know that Florida Law protects mothers' rights to nurse in public..."
East Valley Tribune | Daily Arizona news for Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale : "Debate puts breast-feeding in the spotlight
By Mary K. Reinhart, TribuneAugust 13, 2005Four-month-old Aiden Milliron may be horrified in a few years to realize he was at the center of so much fuss about breasts. But his mother's insistence that she be allowed to breastfeed him in public has galvanized support among nursing mothers and could very well change state law. By thrusting breast-feeding into the public spotlight, Aiden's hungry tummy is causing people to examine their views about the practice and setting up an emotionally charged debate encompassing motherhood, public health, indecent exposure, private property and family values. And it's revealed more stories of nursing mothers being asked to leave department stores, ballfields and other public places...."