lactivist


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lactivist

(ˈlæktɪvɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person, esp a woman, who advocates strongly the breast-feeding of children, and is opposed to bottle-feeding
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) strongly in favour of breast-feeding and opposed to bottle-feeding
[C21: from lactate2 + activist]
ˈlactivism n
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Given the current global health push and the lactivist culture in our midst, it now deserves more scholarly attention.
Scholars recount how the scientific health push has generated a "lactivist" culture that has made breastfeeding a cultural ideal.
"The Lactivist" for selling T-shirts with the slogan "The
Jung's critique is firmly situated in the context of the U.S., and therein lays the most convincing--and damning--aspect of her crusade against lactivists. In a country with one of the world's worst parental leave policies of just 12 weeks, breast-feeding is an issue that can aggravate "long-standing ...
Two hundred "lactivists," as journalist Amy Harmon dubbed them, immediately took to the streets outside ABC headquarters in New York for a "nurse-in." (71)
(71) Amy Harmon, "'Lactivists' Taking Their Cause, and Their Babies, to the Streets," New York Times, June 7, 2005.
The self-styled "Mother Suckers" and "lactivists" gathered after one mum claimed staff said she could only feed hidden in a corner.
This caused uproar from a host of aggrieved "lactivists" who are already angry with the social networking site.
It's a journey that brings her into contact with the ''lactivists'', who feel that breast-feeding is the only option, as well as a teen mum who has formula-fed all the way.
It's a journey that brings her into contact with the 'lactivists' who feel that breast-feeding is the only option, as well as a teen mum who has formula-fed all the way.
It's a journey that brings her into contact with the "lactivists", who feel that breast-feeding is the only option, as well as a teen mum who has formula-fed all the way.