Whoot! Whoot! Katrina does it again!!

We are so proud of our Executive Director and Founder, Katrina Pavlik! She is the force that drives us all and with pieces like this, that get published in the Trib – you can see why. Read it – it’s good! See the Op-Ed here:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-breastfeeding-mommy-wars-chicago-perspec-0402-jm-20150401-story.html Tell us what you thought of this piece. What have you done to advocate for yourself as a mom? Continue reading Whoot! Whoot! Katrina does it again!!

Healthy Places Chicago

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated August 1-7 annually to protect, promote and support breastfeeding around the world. Breastfeeding is recognized as one of the most effective methods of preventing illness and protecting the health of infants and mothers. It provides babies with a healthy start in life by protecting them against Type 1 and 2 diabetes, asthma, allergies, and more. Breastfed babies are less likely … Continue reading Healthy Places Chicago

Standing Up for a Mother’s Right to Nurse in Public

This post was originally posted on Attached at the Boob on June 3, 2011. Thank you, Suzi, for allowing us to repost it! Last month I attended my first nurse-in.  If you’re not familiar with the term, a “nurse-in” is essentially a peaceful protest including mothers who sit in or near a public place and nurse their children.  This is done in response to a … Continue reading Standing Up for a Mother’s Right to Nurse in Public