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Attachment parenting may cause autism; here’s how.

It is perhaps the ultimate irony. Advocates of attachment parenting, many of whom reject vaccination because of fear of autism, have failed to recognize that it is attachment parenting itself that causes autism. Consider the ever growing body of evidence: 1. Both autism and attachment parenting have increased dramatically in the past two decades. The […]

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Turning lactivists’ tactics against them

Want to enrage a lactivist? Turn their tactics against them. Lactivists insisting that corporations profit from formula? Point out that lactation professionals make 100% of their income from promoting breastfeeding. Lactivists boasting breastfeeding saves lives? Ask them why they can’t show term babies whose lives have been saved. [pullquote align=”right” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]This […]

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The breastfeeding profession has fetishized exclusivity and it’s harming babies and mothers

There’s nothing wrong with breastfeeding. There’s a tremendous amount wrong with the lactation profession. How can that be? Aren’t lactation professionals simply promoting breastfeeding? That was probably how it started out, but they quickly became obsessed with exclusivity; that fetish is harming babies and mothers. [pullquote align=”right” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]There’s one infant feeding […]

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