Million Mothers March

Million Mothers March a breastfeeding demonstration is planned for July 18, 2012 at the state capitol building of Lansing, Michigan. The demonstration will last from 10am to 3pm. Guest speaker Dr. Katherine Dettwyler is best known for her work studying the duration of breastfeeding in humans is scheduled to speak around noon.

A ticket is required for admission to the demonstration. Tickets are $10 each if purchased before June 30, 2012 and includes a BBQ lunch being served from 1-3pm. For more details or to find out how to purchase tickets visit the Million Mothers March Facebook group.

Inspiration for the march stemmed from a nursing in public incident in which Afrykayn Moon was berated by a SMART bus driver in Detroit, Michigan on June 25, 2011 when Moon was asked to cover herself while nursing her infant son and mall security was called to remove her from the bus. The SMART bus corporation apologized to Moon and even provided an air-conditioned bus for moms to escape the heat to the participants of the July 1, 2011 nurse-in organized by Moon and held at the SMART bus office.



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