Tina Cassidy is a journalist and author of Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born (Birth: A History, in the UK). Her latest book, Jackie After O, was published in 2012.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Thanks to Jennifer Block for setting the record straight on breast-is-best evidence. It was also good to come across a story in the NY Times a couple days ago that emphasises that not only is breastfeeding good for babies, it is good for moms. Both of these pieces come on the heels of the controversial piece that Hanna Rosin wrote for Atlantic Monthly, essentially equating the duties of breastfeeding with shackles.