In the mother hood

I’ve been a bit busy being a mom and a bunch of other stuff (writer, editor, dog walker, chief maker of smoothies, graduate student, etc etc) yet finally found time to read The Tyranny of Breastfeeding by Elisabeth Badinter in Harper’s. I’m big proponent of breastfeeding. I did it two times around and, yet, I applaud Badinter for shedding some reality on this subject. There’s good science that supports many of the claims breastfeeding advocates make, but not all of the science is as solid as people think. Few people are brave enough to bring this up. Why? Because there are breastfeeding bullies out there!  A lot more could be said about this. In the meantime, read Badinter’s article.