Remember the protests in Perth last year about Premier Barnett’s party failing to bring WA into line with the rest of Australia with laws protecting breastfeeding families from harassment? In which Barnett insisted that there would be no need for… Read More ›
GMTV sparks breastfeeding row “GMTV has reportedly sparked complaints to media regulator Ofcom after a programme expert claimed that breast milk can be “as bad as cola”. Midwife Clare Byam-Cook made the remark yesterday while being interviewed on air by… Read More ›
A very heartfelt yet also very antagonistic column from one mother who was unable to breastfeed her child, and who is hugely unimpressed by the National Breastfeeding Strategy announced last week.
Complete with the infantilising headline we’ve come to expect from Fairfax media, Asher Moses has written up the ongoing #nestlefamily incident: “Mummy bloggers spit the dummy over Nestle’s spoilt milk” First, Nestlé hung its bloggers out to dry, leaving them… Read More ›
Remember the Perth rally against breastfeeding discrimination back in April? Mandy Crabtree was ejected from a cafe for requesting to breastfeed her baby, and the Premier responded to public outcry by saying that women should breastfeed in a “discreet, modern… Read More ›
School and university exam writers often invent scenarios. They play with made-up names for people, they dream up companies, they have fun devising original scenarios and puns to spice up their questions. But what happens when they get bored doing… Read More ›
There’s a new advertising poster up in Manchester, and the country is abuzz. Here are some excerpts from the complaints: …disgusting… …The picture is shocking and it isn’t normal… …highly offensive… …exploitation… … the sort of picture that a paedophile… Read More ›