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Guilt in the Age of Natural Parenting
Amy Tuteur M.D.
Don’t judge your mothering by the performance of your body.
Is breastfeeding promotion really about what is best for babies?
Bibi, age eleven, has a chemical imbalance of the brain called “bipolar.”
How much suffering will it take before we repudiate the pressure tactics of breastfeeding advocates?
Is this really about what's best for children? Is this really about "the science"? Or is this yet another, albeit thoroughly modern, way to control women?
Too many children with disabilities are going without help because their parents wish the child didn’t have a disability, so they pretend that he doesn't.
Why do we have more compassion for a gorilla than for a mother hoping to give her child the happiness of a day at the zoo?
Formula allows women to control their own bodies.
Why are attachment parents so worried about attachment?
You shouldn't feel guilty about an epidural, a C-section or formula feeding.
Women can be proud of having a C-section!
There's nothing friendly about ignoring the individual needs of mothers and babies to promote a specific feeding choice.
Amy Tuteur, M.D., is an obstetrician-gynecologist and author of Push Back and How Your Baby Is Born.