Breastfeeding while driving
seemed like a good idea to Catherine Donkers, but now she is (thankfully) on trial for it. Since she's a member of a weird cult
that believes the Bible should be the law of land, this should be entertaining. Presumably, they can just keep appealing for a few years until the crazies run the country.
The Worst Committee Charge Ever
A rather interesting Story from Normal, Indiana, where after an "animated" 1 1/2-hour
meeting Wednesday, the Normal library board voted 5-1 to form a committee to
develop suggestions in the wake of a dispute over a board member
breast-feeding her toddler at the library during story time.
They say about two dozen people were in the audience, some passionately
explaining the importance of breast-feeding, including in public, and it gets waaay funnier.
And, no, I am not making this up.
Breast-feeding increases babies' IQ
by 3-5 points, compared to the babies fed with formula. This is probably for two reasons: better nutrition and maternal bonding. Premature babies receive the greatest benefits.
to 16 Dominicans lost a sea when their compass broke while trying to sail to Puerto Rico? They were saved by the gift of Faustina Mercedes breasts. Eight men and seven women took turns suckling for just a few seconds each day. Now know as a the "Little Angel of the Sea", Mercedes and the 17 others were safely returned to the Dominican Republic after 12 days.