Maybe we should not call it "a choice"?
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|Mon, 10-10-2011 - 1:23pm|
Everyone talks about the BFing /FFing debate as if it was a choice - a personal choice, a parent's choice, a right to choose. But does thinking of it as a choice weaken our position? Does it absolve others from supporting the breastfeeding mother - as if it is her fault, her responsibility - because she was the one that chose it?
"Central to the symposium is the notion that breastfeeding is not a “choice.”