the sexualisation of breastfeeding: pretty wrong.

The fact that breasts have become fossilised in our cultural history as sexual props, with a cumulative effect (as in, there’s no going back with this now), has had a massive impact on the way many people view the ‘decision’ of a mother to breastfeed her infant.  Breasts are designed to lactate, to feed human…

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Claire Perry: leave mothers alone

Claire Perry, the Prime Minister’s adviser on the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood, comes from a magical, distressed-oak land where mothers fret so intensely about feeding their children into Oxbridge/Russell Group universities that everyone has a calendar set to the correct month on their kitchen wall and remembers to write stuff on it. And then…

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