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I (almost) did it! Nursing beyond a year

“Perfume for a one year-old?!” my mother exclaimed down the phone, “not in my day!” “It’s a wildcard item, Mum, I’m holding out that someone will gift it to me for my one-year nursiversary” “Nursiversary? What does that mean?” “J will be one, I’ll have been breastfeeding for a year” “…” She was talking about…

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What the #breastfeedingselfie does for feminism

Breastfeeding selfies have been trending this week with the attention surrounding Facebook’s policy change on exposed nipples and breastfeeding. Whilst not everyone likes to take them, and that’s cool too, breastfeeding selfies are important.  Because why? Because these reasons: – They challenge the cultural force of the selfie as a tool for the male gaze and male-gaze-centered…