Breastfeeding Sports Fans, Your Voice Matters

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Breastfeeding is natural, but it's also complicated. From the physical realities of engorgement, let-down, and latch, to the logistical components of packing a breast pump, taking time to express, and finding a private space to pump, breastfeeding is hard work. And it's especially hard for mamas who want to take in a game and can't find appropriate lactation accommodations. It's not suprising that lactation accommodations aren't plentiful in public buildings and spaces when breastfeeding is not normalized, but that doesn't mean breast pumping and breastfeeding mamas need to settle. Public spaces need to consider everybody's needs. And so mamas, this is your time to speak up and now is your opportunity to change the status quo.

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Build Vs. Buy: Lactation Spaces For Arenas and Stadiums

 

Fans are moms too, and they need your full support.

More and more women are self-identifying as sports fans and they're buying game tickets, following scores, and sharing stats on social media. And many of these women are new moms who need a dedicated lactation space. Make your arena, ballpark or stadium provides a comfortable experience for all of your guests. Here are 7 things to consider when it comes to creating a lactation room.  

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Here Come The Moms: Why Stadiums Need to Support All Fans

Sports are big in the U.S. with almost six out of 10 Americans identifying as a sports fan. If you’re assuming that all of these sports fans are men, think again. In a 2015 Gallup poll, 66% of men reported being a sports fan, but so did 51% of women.  Thanks to Title IX, the second generation of women athletes and fans is now here, and they’re buying tickets, watching games, and sharing scores on social media more than any other time in history. But are sports stadiums ready for them?

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