Another great blog I got from a friend.

How’s that for a title? I do not mean, of course, that breastfeeding makes babies stupid; breastfeeding is important for growing brains. What I mean is that talking about breastfeeding seems to make the grownups stupid. Something about breastfeeding hits the media and the lactivists all say, “Look! Breastfeeding is important!” and the moms who had trouble breastfeeding say, “Don’t make me feel guilty!” and perhaps Rebecca Goldin says “I’m a professor of statistics [with an axe to grind] so let me tell you that breastfeeding isn’t very important“* and the lactivists say “Yes it is too!” and then somebody says “You only think that because you’re a nazi who’s planning to demand the right to defecate in public.”…..