Tag Archives: nursing in public

Stop Arguing For NIP: Normalize Love

There are so many arguments for and against breastfeeding in public. It gets compared to all sorts of adult behavior such as eating, peeing, taking a dump, having sex, etc. Often we say “I’m just feeding my baby!” Well, actually you’re not. You’re being a mother. Breastfeeding is much more than eating. Which is why the argument “if you can …

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These Boobs Are Made for Nursin’

Lyrics by Badass Nic *This post is set to the tune of These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ You keep saying, you got something for me Something you call breasts but confess You’ve been leakin’ where you shouldn’t have been leakin’ And now someone else is getting all my best These boobs are made for nursin’ And that’s just what …

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Breastfeeding Blunders

Breastfeeding is beautiful and beneficial and best for baby and a whole host of other “B”s, I’m sure. But it can also be very embarrassing. I don’t mean that it’s shameful, or that you should have to feel awkward if you’re doing it in public. I mean that, when you’re dealing with a hungry, determined baby or toddler with no …

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I Breastfeed, Even in Public by guest blogger Olivia

I breastfeed my son when he is hungry or needs comfort. I don’t breastfeed him because I want attention. I don’t breastfeed him because I want to make a political stand. I don’t do it to see my mother’s embarrassed blushes, or my father looking down in shame while shaking his head. I don’t breastfeed my son in order to …

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You’re Offended? So F***ing What.

I am offended when I am driving down the street and I see the person in front of me has hung a pair of testicles from the back of their car. I am offended by littering. I am offended by cigarette smoke. I am offended by people playing loud music in their car disrupting my peaceful day. I am offended by …

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A Baby’s Plea by guest blogger Tom M.

You tell me that I’m precious, but yet you disagree, when mommy dares in public, to give her breast to me. You tell my mom to cover as I attempt to feed, a selfish proposition, discomfort guaranteed! You point her to the toilets, say do your feeding there, a germ infested bathroom, so nice of you to care! To you …

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My One Night Stand with a NIP Slip

I didn’t know I was The Badass Breastfeeder when Jack was born. I knew I wanted to breastfeed, but I had no idea that was unusual. I didn’t know some people found it offensive. I didn’t know it tugged at the heartstrings of mothers who weren’t able to breastfeed or didn’t have the support to reach their breastfeeding goals. I …

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