Breastfeeding rights under scrutiny

by (Linnea)

Submitted 03-25-2015 under VOICES

This week, for the first time in my life, I felt uncomfortable in the library. More than just uncomfortable, I felt embarrassed, belittled and unwelcome. After being a patron of the Grand Rapids Public Libraries for my whole life, one might wonder...

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The Milky Way: Charity Presentation

by (kristinsrevere)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under

Simply Born at Home is underwriting a charity presentation of The Milky Way Movie! Please invite your friends and join us at the Wealthy Theatre on February 4, 2015 at 6pm. Admission is a suggested $10 donation. Come by early to check out our...

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La Leche League of Grand Rapids remembers longtime leader

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 09-29-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

They gathered to remember.  Dozens of women of various ages, ethnicities and styles of attire—from a platinum blond in a leather jacket and jeans to a woman in plain Amish dress with a white headcovering—along with a smattering of...

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Milk for Thought comes to Grand Rapids

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 07-28-2011 under NEWS

On July 28, 2011, Grand Rapids welcomed the big pink Milk for Thought bus that has traveled across the nation in support of women everywhere gaining support to breastfeed their children. A large group of supporters gathered in Rosa Parks Circle to...

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