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For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience
Lifestyle

For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience

The female body, from the moment it pushes out an offspring, is subdued, and replaced by something inert — a bottle, a pacifier, a silicone toy, a crib, and erased entirely before the passage of a year.

Why India needs to support breastfeeding in public
Health

Why India needs to support breastfeeding in public

Here’s what everyone should know about breastmilk and why it is so important that India support women breastfeeding in public.

As UN leads global efforts to promote breastfeeding, national laws defeat the purpose
Life

As UN leads global efforts to promote breastfeeding, national laws defeat the purpose

Breastfeeding is incorrectly thought of as a ‘third world issue’ but only six percent of European countries have comprehensive legislation.

Maternity leave is great, but why does it mean women have to turn into dairy animals?
Life

Maternity leave is great, but why does it mean women have to turn into dairy animals?

That maternity leave should be given so women can breastfeed is an argument based on a series of false notions: that women want six months off to breastfeed, that all women should (and can) breastfeed, that all infants take to breastfeeding.