FEMEN Activist Promoting Breastfeeding

Visitors to the Vatican received an unexpected show on Mother’s Day, when a topless activist from the ‘sextremist’ group FEMEN was hauled off by authorities while breastfeeding her child in the middle of St. Peter’s Square. The stunt involved a woman with the words “alma mater” written across her bare chest, which is Latin for ‘mother feeding.’ The public display was aimed at getting Pope Francis to acknowledge the right of all mothers to breastfeed anywhere, at any time. (Source)

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Giving Birth In A Natural Setting

Video of a woman who chose to give birth to her child in a natural setting, away from hospitals and man-made structures. As she describes it: “How and why I chose to give birth in nature was much about the inner journey as the outward process … and equally as powerful. Afterwards I felt like my whole life had been in preparation for that one moment. My sense of wholeness and peace was bigger and deeper than anything I had ever felt before. This feeling only continues to expand and ripple out into my family, my relationships, my life. It …

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