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  • n. The advocacy of breastfeeding.


Blend of lactation and activism (Wiktionary)



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  • Spiked: 'The intolerance of formula-feeding on Facebook has its counterpart in real-world ‘lactivism’, which not only advocates for breastfeeding but also against bottlefeeding. Indeed, the free bottles of infant formula that used to be given out to new mothers are are now banned from public hospitals in many parts of the US, much to the delight of militant lactivists.'

    January 26, 2009