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The BOOB Badge (Supporting Breastfeeding in Public)

Helen Hancock

The BOOB Badge (Supporting Breastfeeding in Public)

Lets start a movement. Lets try to show the world that we are supporting those who are using their breasts to feed their children in public. I have a problem with stickers that suggest you can feed your baby in specific public places.  I have a problem with these because they suggest you may not be welcome to feed your baby in other public places where this "Breastfeeding Welcome" sign may not be visible.  As a supporter of new parents I often see how vulnerable and anxious they are when it comes to nursing their children in public. Especially if...


Support for the Glassblower

Support for the Glassblower

Landing in London on the 29th of May with my best friend in tow. Leaving my kids with friends for 3 days and hoping they are fine as this is the first time I have ever gone so far from them. A plane ride away. I felt anxious for a few reasons , but mainly I was concerned about leaving my kids. Not because the people who were caring for them were not able or willing. But because that's how the mommy guilt is.. You worry. All was fine. I hadn't been in Central London since 1997. So it had...


"Breastbowl & Kindestcup"

"Breastbowl & Kindestcup"

Mel believed in my skills and passion for lactation and glass and offered me the chance to revisit glass in a whole new way. 


"BIG GLASS BREASTS"

"BIG GLASS BREASTS"


"Pendant making.. Its not as easy as you may think."

Helen Hancock

"Pendant making.. Its not as easy as you may think."

"One of the trickiest techniques I have worked on recently was making human milk glass pendants. 

Unlike your standard glass pendant, these must contain human milk. 

Human milk is a complex liquid to work with as it is a liquid, its organic and each one is different." 

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