I am a Mother Against Dairy because a mother should never exploit the motherhood of another, or separate another mother from her child. No one at all should do this, but as a mother I especially object.
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While being a mother viscerally reinforces my belief that all children and mothers have a birthright to maternal care and companionship, this is something we should all understand as human beings. Being human affords us the responsibility ... Read Article
My connection and bond with my son started during pregnancy, while he responded to different sounds I made or sang, to small touches I gave him through my belly, tapping against his tiny limbs. For months I could feel him there growing ... Read Article
About 4 months after my first child was born, I learned that calves on dairy farms are stolen from their mothers at birth. Their mothers carry them for 9 long months, just like we do, but are forcibly torn from them so that humans, who were ... Read Article
I was horrified when I learned that dairy cows have to deliver a baby in order to produce milk, and that their babies are taken away— over and over again— to keep them lactating at maximum yields. Already a mother myself at that point, I ... Read Article
When I was 19 I became pregnant. My parents were very religious so I had no choice but to carry the child to term. I was scared and felt very alone. When I gave birth to my son, I was shocked by the overwhelming love that I immediately felt ... Read Article