Nurse-in at "The View"? - Page 17 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#481 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:24 PM
 
westernskies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 502
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thinking that the ignoring it way is the way they have chosen to go... Perhaps there is a chance at the end of all this dribble from them that they will give a minute at the very end of the show? Ugh, I really don't want to sit through this. Did Madonna breastfeed?
westernskies is offline  
#482 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:26 PM
 
SharonAnne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: In NJ's farmland :)
Posts: 3,363
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
according to rosie, not for long.

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." 
SharonAnne is offline  
#483 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:27 PM
 
Janice in Canada's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Posts: 1,787
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Well, I think we can be proud because we have officially found a topic that is too "hot" for "Hot Topics". Or too real, or beyond the capabilities of these women to discuss.

Janice
Janice in Canada is offline  
#484 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:29 PM
 
HelloKitty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Next door to the possums
Posts: 11,874
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Good point Janice. Thank you for that.

Great for nature studies! http://www.pleinairkids.com
Plein Air Kids - Handmade wooden art boxes for Budding Artists.
HelloKitty is offline  
#485 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:33 PM
 
Tupelo Honey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Memphis
Posts: 1,662
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I was also wondering if Madonna would mention it.
Tupelo Honey is offline  
#486 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:34 PM
 
abac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,663
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I would think that regardless of whether she breastfed or not, Madonna would support breastfeeding in public.
abac is offline  
#487 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:36 PM
 
shalena's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 1,972
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I apologize if this was posted already - i'm about to head out the door and don't have time to double check the thread. I just got this in my email:

Quote:
Subject: breast feeding outcry


I am a breastfeeding mom in the Seattle area filled with rage over Ken
Shram's (of ABC's local affiliate KOMO TV) editorial equating
breastfeeding in public to public urination. Can any of you help direct
me to a group planning a protest/boycott/ or "nurse-in" to demonstrate
that those sentiments will not be tolerataed? Our community cannot let
this outrage go unanswered!

Thank you for your help,

Tia Keenan RN, BSN, mom of two breastfed children

Below is the copy of his commentary:

Ken Schram Commentary: I'm All For This 'Cover Up'

June 7, 2005

By Ken Schram




SEATTLE - It was called a "nurse-in."

150 breastfeeding moms showed up outside ABC studios in Manhattan to
protest something said by Barbara Walters.

And just what did she say?

Only that sitting next to a woman breastfeeding her baby on an airplane
- no cover, no nothing! - made her uncomfortable.

Now, I know we're supposed to be living in an enlightened society and
all, but I'll tell you what: When some woman sitting next to you pops it
out and starts suckling little Johnny or Suzie, I think it makes MOST
people uncomfortable!

Yeah, I know.

It's natural.

Well, so is urinating, but most folks don't up and pee in a glass jar in
the middle of the mall.

Maybe women in general are more OK with breastfeeding in public (though
many women tell me no they are not).

But for guys, it is nigh on impossible to switch from breasts as
something sexual to breasts as take-out-food.

The "lactavists" who showed up outside ABC to boldly feed their children
said their point was that women shouldn't be discouraged from breast
feeding.

Fine.

But that doesn't mean new moms should feel encouraged to forget all
about modesty, while expecting everyone around them to just go with the
flow.

Want to share your thoughts with Ken Schram? You can e-mail him at
kenschram@komo4news.com
thanks for reading!
shalena is offline  
#488 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:39 PM
 
westernskies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 502
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Wow! That is the first time I have read that... Unreal.
westernskies is offline  
#489 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:41 PM
 
SharonAnne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: In NJ's farmland :)
Posts: 3,363
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm sort of impressed with Madonna, guys. No TV, seemingly GD. Very interesting.

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." 
SharonAnne is offline  
#490 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:42 PM
 
annettemarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In the Restricted Section
Posts: 41,722
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I feel like I am being held hostage by Barbara Walters waiting for her to say something.

Flowers, fairies, gardens, and rainbows-- Seasons of Joy: 10 weeks of crafts, handwork, painting, coloring, circle time, fairy tales, and more!
Check out the blog for family fun, homeschooling, books, simple living, and 6 fabulous children, including twin toddlers

annettemarie is offline  
#491 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:44 PM
 
dr.j's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1,688
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by annettemarie
I feel like I am being held hostage by Barbara Walters waiting for her to say something.
:LOL
I'm here waiting for the update on what they say. I'm in the West Coast, so it won't be on here for a while, and I want to know if they say anything.
Is anyone taping the show? I won't be home when it's on, and I would love to get a copy of the show if they end up discussing BFing.
dr.j is offline  
#492 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:45 PM
 
mamaofthree's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 4,346
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I have been pondering this whole urinating in public/breastfeeding as the same thing. I am wondering does this guy drink cows or goats milk. If so does he see that as the same as drinking cow pee OR as some have said in the past as the same as having sex in public, is it like having sex with a cow or goat? It gets me all fired up to hear stuff like that.
OK the View doesn't start here for over an hour.... Now I don't wanna watch, but feel like I must to hear what happens. :
Ok I gotta take care of the kids. LOL :LOL

H

mama to 6 amazing children joy.gif married to my main man for 21 years love.gif and finally home FULL time dishes.gifhang.gifknit.gif

mamaofthree is offline  
#493 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:45 PM
 
abac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,663
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm usually impressed by Madonna. She's got a lot of life experience behind her.
abac is offline  
#494 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:46 PM
 
annettemarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In the Restricted Section
Posts: 41,722
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I'm on the East Coast. There are 15 minutes to go, and not so much as a mention.
I don't know if I am glad or mad.

Flowers, fairies, gardens, and rainbows-- Seasons of Joy: 10 weeks of crafts, handwork, painting, coloring, circle time, fairy tales, and more!
Check out the blog for family fun, homeschooling, books, simple living, and 6 fabulous children, including twin toddlers

annettemarie is offline  
#495 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:48 PM
 
HelloKitty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Next door to the possums
Posts: 11,874
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I like Madonna too - she came off really well. Too bad she's friends w/ the Rosie bitch though.

I hate to be watching this for no reason though...

Great for nature studies! http://www.pleinairkids.com
Plein Air Kids - Handmade wooden art boxes for Budding Artists.
HelloKitty is offline  
#496 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:48 PM
 
abac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,663
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
As for comparing breastfeeding with urinating because they're both "natural," so is breathing and blinking and sleeping. Would people be offended by those? Or would they compare them with urinating? Comparing different activities because they're "natural" doesn't work.
abac is offline  
#497 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:49 PM
 
Jennisee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 7,341
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Is everyone writing the Jimmy Kimmel Show in support? Wouldn't it be funny if he did a segment something like "Breastfeeding Advice From Starr Jones" w/ clips of her saying "Isn't that old enough for a Happy Meal" and "Don't they make Similac any more" followed by the appropriate boos and hisses?!

I also love that the Jimmy Kimmel audience booed Barbara. I wonder if they did that on their own or if they were prompted. Either way, it's awesome!
Jennisee is offline  
#498 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:50 PM
 
miasmommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: New England, USA
Posts: 811
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
No mention yet!

Maybe they want to wait until Meredith is back?

Maybe they just want to ignore us?

Now they are chatting about Michael Jackson....BLAH BLAH BLAH

Whoever said 20 minutes I'll never get back?... I'm now on 48 minutes I'll never get back....LOL... :LOL :LOL
miasmommy is offline  
#499 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:50 PM
 
HelloKitty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Next door to the possums
Posts: 11,874
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by annettemarie
I'm on the East Coast. There are 15 minutes to go, and not so much as a mention.
I don't know if I am glad or mad.
I'm mad. They said they would address it and now nothing. Wimps.

Great for nature studies! http://www.pleinairkids.com
Plein Air Kids - Handmade wooden art boxes for Budding Artists.
HelloKitty is offline  
#500 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:51 PM
 
annettemarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In the Restricted Section
Posts: 41,722
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by abac
As for comparing breastfeeding with urinating because they're both "natural," so is breathing and blinking and sleeping. Would people be offended by those? Or would they compare them with urinating? Comparing different activities because they're "natural" doesn't work.
Well exactly. The only thing it can be compared to is eating.

Flowers, fairies, gardens, and rainbows-- Seasons of Joy: 10 weeks of crafts, handwork, painting, coloring, circle time, fairy tales, and more!
Check out the blog for family fun, homeschooling, books, simple living, and 6 fabulous children, including twin toddlers

annettemarie is offline  
#501 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:53 PM
 
loomweaver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: WAY off the grid in IPTK land
Posts: 3,090
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Janice in Canada
Multiple requests by the mothers to have a representative on the show to
participate in the debate have been refused.

.
Big surprise there....

Michelle, vegan mama to my two sweeties, L, 4/21/04 and C, 10/29/06 married to my Bryce for 20 years.

loomweaver is offline  
#502 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:54 PM
 
PatchyMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Viva Las Vegas
Posts: 5,611
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
i wrote and thanked jimmy kimmel
PatchyMama is offline  
#503 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:57 PM
 
ShelleyMom2in2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Making mischeif with Weasley twins
Posts: 569
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
theres like 5 mins left!! any mention?!
ShelleyMom2in2 is offline  
#504 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:58 PM
 
annettemarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In the Restricted Section
Posts: 41,722
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Not a comment.

Big fat liars.

Flowers, fairies, gardens, and rainbows-- Seasons of Joy: 10 weeks of crafts, handwork, painting, coloring, circle time, fairy tales, and more!
Check out the blog for family fun, homeschooling, books, simple living, and 6 fabulous children, including twin toddlers

annettemarie is offline  
#505 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:58 PM
 
nitareality's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 883
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
WTF just happened?
nitareality is offline  
#506 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:58 PM
 
Breathless Wonder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 4,262
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Just ended. Nothing!

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.  ~Albert Einstein
Breathless Wonder is offline  
#507 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:59 PM
 
djs_girl517's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,219
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Nothing. Nada. Unbelievable!
djs_girl517 is offline  
#508 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:59 PM
 
SharonAnne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: In NJ's farmland :)
Posts: 3,363
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hollllllllllly crap....not a word.

Chickens.

Off to email the show. Again.

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." 
SharonAnne is offline  
#509 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:59 PM
 
westernskies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 502
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Well that was a big fat waste of time... Aurgh!!!
westernskies is offline  
#510 of 602 Old 06-08-2005, 12:59 PM
 
HelloKitty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Next door to the possums
Posts: 11,874
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by westernskies
Well that was a big fat waste of time... Aurgh!!!
Ditto that :

Great for nature studies! http://www.pleinairkids.com
Plein Air Kids - Handmade wooden art boxes for Budding Artists.
HelloKitty is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off