Celebratin­g National Breastfeed­ing Month

August is National Breast-feeding Month, and Asheville abounds with breast-feeding services for new and expectant mothers. Kimberly Rush, an Asheville lactation consultant, mentions some of the many resources: “We have La Leche League, breast-feeding support groups and many other ways to support and provide information.” Cheryl Orengo, director and educator at Start from Seed, notes that Mission […]

Protesters hold nurse-in outside West Asheville Denny’s

About 25 protesters, including several breast-feeding mothers and chanting supporters, held a Feb. 22 nurse-in outside the Denny’s restaurant off Patton Avenue in West Asheville. Breast is best: About 25 protesters stood outside the Denny’s restaurant off Patton Avenue in support of Crystal Everitt, a nursing mother who was asked by the manager to cover […]