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Texas Deli Worker Fired Over Breastfeeding Pic

A Jason’s Deli employee in San Antonio has been fired after taking photos of a woman breast-feeding her 2-month-old son inside the restaurant.

10/29/2014

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UNT Students Create Ads To Support Public Breastfeeding

University of North Texas Students have launched a controversial ad campaign to support a mother’s right to breastfeed in public.

CBS 11–05/15/2014

A baby suckles a pacifier whilst resting in a cot. (credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

“Baby Friendly” Hospitals Making Nurseries, Pacifiers Obsolete

There is a major shift happening inside North Texas hospitals. Some medical facilities are closing their nurseries and pacifiers are disappearing from the maternity wards.

CBS 11–08/22/2013

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Breastfeeding “Nurse-In” Protest After Magazine Comments

An open letter about breastfeeding led to a debate and nurse-in protest outside the offices of one North Texas magazine.

CBSDFW.COM–04/12/2013

North Texas mother and breastmilk donation World Record holder Alicia Richman, with her infant son. (credit: Momentum Public Relations)

North Texas Mom Now Holds Guinness ‘Breastmilk Donated’ Record

A North Texas mother now counts herself among the Guinness World Record holders. But the category Alicia Richman excelled in is one most folks probably aren’t familiar with.

CBSDFW.COM–10/24/2012

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North Texas Moms React To TIME Cover

At mom’s groups across the country and closer to home here in Texas, the topic of conversation has been the controversial TIME Magazine cover, depicting a 26 year old mother standing up breastfeeding her almost 4 year old son, who is standing on a chair to reach his mother’s breast.

05/12/2012

Time's May 21 issue, featuring a 26-year-old mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old son. (Credit: TIME)

TIME Magazine ‘Attachment Parenting’ Cover: Too Much?

Time Magazine’s forthcoming issue focuses on the doctor who –– literally –– wrote the book on the extreme parenting method known as “attachment parenting.” It also features an eye-catching cover featuring a 26-year-old mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old son as he stands atop a chair.

05/10/2012

A group of breastfeeding mothers stage a 'nurse-in' at a Target store in Plano, protesting the company's treatment of nursing moms. (credit: Katie Kabage)

Breastfeeding Moms Stage ‘Nurse-In’ At Target Stores

Moms across the nation, including here in North Texas, are taking a stand on Wednesday with a breastfeeding sit-in at area Target stores.

12/28/2011

The Anchor Mom: Pregnant or Breastfeeding? You Need This App!

A new Android and iPhone application will let you know if the medicine you are taking is safe for your baby.

KRLD–07/13/2011

The Anchor Mom: She Cries! She Pees! She Breastfeeds!

Our sister station, CBS 11, did a story this week about a Spanish doll called Bebé Glotón. This doll mimics a breastfeeding baby. Some people suggest it “teaches” a child to breastfeed. Many experts, however, think it teaches children what all pretend play teaches…(more)

KRLD–05/13/2011

Photo of breastfeeding doll by the European company Berjuan. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Some Parents Upset Over Breastfeeding Doll

There are already dolls that eat, sleep, and need their diapers changed. But now there’s a doll, that some adults say, goes too far. Many baby dolls come with a bottle, but this one breastfeeds.

05/12/2011

A health professional attends a mother breastfeeding her baby. (credit: Joel Nito/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Center Educates Breastfeeding Moms

It’s been one month since the Lactation Resource and Training Center opened near Parkland Hospital in Dallas and administrators say they are able to see some success.

CBSDFW.COM–01/20/2011