Phyllis Diller on Breastfeeding

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Registered: 10-01-2010
Phyllis Diller on Breastfeeding
Wed, 08-22-2012 - 2:10pm

 I was so sad to hear that comedian Phyllis Diller passed away this week.

Have you seen this clip of her talking about breastfeeding? She pushed hard against cultural expectations and barriers during her lifetime, as a working mother in an unusual career, pumping for a NICU baby, and breastfeeding her five children.

Women like Phyllis broke ground for women for so many

Filmed in August 2006 at her home with John W. Travis, MD, (for whom she babysat when he was 2

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Registered: 07-11-2006
Sat, 08-25-2012 - 9:30pm

Thanks for posting that. What a great way to honor an influencial woman on this board.

Rest in peace, Phyllis Diller.