Breastfeed That Baby! (And other forms of pressure)

The Duchess of Cambridge is due pretty much any time now.  Good for her.  I hope that they’re happy, that their baby is healthy, and that the Duke and Duchess are able to be the kinds of parents they want to be.  And I really, really hope that people remember that she’s going to be a first time mother, not a symbol.  However, suggestions that she needs to breastfeed that baby for the public good don’t exactly do that. [Read more…]