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Missouri May Excuse Nursing Women from Juries

An ailing Missouri lawmaker’s bill that would prevent nursing mothers from being penalized for breast-feeding in public or being required to serve on juries gained final legislative approval Monday.

04/01/2014

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Waitress Fired For Calling Cops On Woman Drinking Booze While Breastfeeding

A waitress at a local pizzeria was let go by employers after she called the police on a woman she saw drinking alcohol while breastfeeding a newborn child.

11/29/2013

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More Mothers Are Breastfeeding, CDC Finds

In the study released on Wednesday more than 3 in 4 mothers, almost 77 percent, try to breastfeed their newborns from 2000 to 2010.

08/01/2013

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4 Hospitals in Mo., Kan. Hop on the Breastfeeding Effort Bandwagon

Missouri and Kansas hospitals join in a national effort to improve breastfeeding rates.

06/29/2012

Controversial Oreo Ad

Leaked Oreo Ad Shows Breastfeeding Baby Holding Cookie

Kraft Foods is attempting to clean up the mess made by the accidental release of a controversial Oreo advertisement that features a breastfeeding baby. The ad shows a baby breastfeeding from an uncensored breast and holding an Oreo cookie in its hand.

04/20/2012

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SLU Studying Flu Vaccines in Breastfeeding Mothers

The university says the research is important because young infants are most prone to flu but cannot get a vaccine until they’re six months old.

09/02/2011

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