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Forum: Lactivism   04-25-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By Can Dance
yeah this ruling is illegal.  I am trying to...

yeah this ruling is illegal.  I am trying to find the superintendents email address, I really stink at google!
Forum: Lactivism   04-22-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By Can Dance
yep.  seriously.   We need to write some...

yep.  seriously.
 
We need to write some serious letters ladies. and maybe someone who is calm and rational and able to see past seeing red about this could write a nice forum letter that we all...
Forum: Lactivism   02-05-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,514
Posted By Can Dance
I actually posted about her years ago here: ...

I actually posted about her years ago here:
http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/735480/a-link-to-a-paper-questioning-bfing
 
there is a further breakdown of her assertions in that...
Forum: Lactivism   01-18-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By Can Dance
I guess I keep getting hung up on the word...

I guess I keep getting hung up on the word "hero". I mean, I guess I can see how formula can be heroic if a baby who would otherwise die, does survive due to infant formula. But I can't get past the...
Forum: Lactivism   01-16-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By Can Dance
I picked up the recent book "Superfreakonomics"...

I picked up the recent book "Superfreakonomics" I really enjoyed the first one, got a kick out of it. This one I didn't enjoy as much, mostly because the authors explored things I all ready knew...
Forum: Lactivism   11-18-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,631
Posted By Can Dance
I watched this yesterday and have been thinking...

I watched this yesterday and have been thinking about it as well. this movie could potentially cover MANY topics, like the lack of maternity leave in the US, well unpaid maternity leave.

I also...
Forum: Lactivism   11-03-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By Can Dance
I was trying to figure out if Betty Draper from...

I was trying to figure out if Betty Draper from Mad Men breastfed her baby or not (guessing not, though with no definitive answer yet, if you know please tell!) anyway, I googled Mad Men...
Forum: Lactivism   08-06-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,999
Posted By Can Dance
that is one reason why I gave the example of the...

that is one reason why I gave the example of the friend being offended by my breastfeeding. TBH, I don't even remember the exact incidence, and its entirely possible he saw my "whole boob" while...
Forum: Lactivism   08-05-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,999
Posted By Can Dance
to say that women are allowed to feed their...

to say that women are allowed to feed their babies however they see fit, even with full breast exposed? that if we downplay "modesty" as important, we only harm ourselves and our cause in the long...
Forum: Lactivism   08-03-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Can Dance
we discussed this earlier: ...

we discussed this earlier:
http://www.mothering.com/discussions....php?t=1114248 (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=1114248)


Here is the response, which I am sure isn't...
Forum: Lactivism   06-12-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By Can Dance
I live in Japan, my friend is the LLL leader...

I live in Japan, my friend is the LLL leader locally. is she in Tokyo? what hospital is she at?
you can pm me if you need to. let me know what mission she is with as well.
Forum: Lactivism   06-04-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By Can Dance
I was seriously cheesed the day I posted this....

I was seriously cheesed the day I posted this. (my mom took a picture of me huge and pregnant and writing this post, did I mention I was DONE being pregnant?) and then I went into labour that night...
Forum: Lactivism   05-23-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By Can Dance
perhaps I should have included the imagery they...

perhaps I should have included the imagery they were using for the ad campaign. it is a *newborn baby* held in her father's hands, very small and cute. its hugely manipulative and a huge break in...
Forum: Lactivism   05-23-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By Can Dance
This needs letter writing to People and to...

This needs letter writing to People and to Abbott labs, makers of Similac....

The ad is a tear out in the new People mag on stands right now. These are quotes directly from the ad itself:
...
Forum: Lactivism   05-19-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,191
Posted By Can Dance
I have written Safeway about this issue, also...

I have written Safeway about this issue, also called them. I have taken pictures of their Safeway Organics formula with the happy smiling baby. it needs to be submitted to Baby Milk Action as a...
Forum: Lactivism   04-23-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,499
Posted By Can Dance
is there some kind of link to show he is...

is there some kind of link to show he is supposedly in trouble? I am not getting much new info from this thread http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Lactivism   03-16-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Can Dance
yep. that is a load. its like people have been...

yep. that is a load. its like people have been just WAITING for such an article to come out to assuage themselves of guilt for ffing. and to "prove" to themselves that extracted cows milk with corn...
Forum: Lactivism   03-15-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,727
Posted By Can Dance
I haven't addressed specifically a hooter hider,...

I haven't addressed specifically a hooter hider, but I have told friends who are in MY HOUSE that they are definitely NOT obligated to use a blanket to cover up, period. in fact, I told one friend I...
Forum: Lactivism   03-13-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,112
Posted By Can Dance
here are my thoughts on it, for what its worth: ...

here are my thoughts on it, for what its worth:
thinking about the blood thing. I am not sure that flies either. I have read that in other cultures, "less developed" they would actually breastfeed...
Forum: Lactivism   03-13-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,112
Posted By Can Dance
can anyone address the scientific points she...

can anyone address the scientific points she brings up better than me? who is like HARD CORE and knows their stuff SUPER well? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Lactivism   03-12-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,112
Posted By Can Dance
well she is saying there are razor thin benefits...

well she is saying there are razor thin benefits to bfing, or breastmilk itself.

its interesting. she breastfeeds, but doesn't think there are realistically any benefits to it.
Forum: Lactivism   03-12-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,112
Posted By Can Dance
"the Case Against Breastfeeding" ...

"the Case Against Breastfeeding"

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/20090...-breastfeeding (http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200904/case-against-breastfeeding)


I haven't gotten all the way through...
Forum: Lactivism   02-20-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Can Dance
perfect!! thanks!...

perfect!! thanks! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Lactivism   02-16-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Can Dance
I am pretty sure I read a study recently out...

I am pretty sure I read a study recently out about this, as the iron in formula is not as easily absorbed and it sounds as though it can also inhibit brain development.
I did not pull this out of...
Forum: Lactivism   01-07-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By Can Dance
Quote: Originally Posted by bluepetals...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bluepetals http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12937308)
Okay, I found that link, and I sent my...
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