Why Breastfeeding Is Not Always Best — for Mother or Baby

New parents face intense moral pressure from every quarter to breastfeed their babies. But sometimes bottle is better.

Aeon Magazine
May 14 · 12 min read
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By Laura Frances Callahan

I tend to avoid pictures of my daughter as a newborn. At the time, I was trying to breastfeed, but she wasn’t gaining…

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