I could not agree more. There is a desperation and even violence to breastfeeding narratives and advocacy that I find both fascinating and disturbing.
Pressuring Women to Breastfeed is Anti-Feminist and Wrongmedium.com
I’ve written one kind of feminist critique of the way our culture discusses breastfeeding, and you’ve written another, very different one. Even after researching the subject a lot, I never thought of it this way before. Thank you for this brilliant and eye-opening piece.