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What if men breastfed?

Posted by Tom Megginson | 6-03-2014 16:02 | Category: Gender issues

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That’s the question being asked by Hector Cruz. Business Insider says that as he watched his wife struggle through a painful nursing experience, he came to the conclusion that “if he could breastfeed, he would.”

Jezebel’s Tracie Egan Morrissey hated it:

Sure, education is never a bad thing, but is anybody else experiencing a disconnect here? How does pretending to do something help educate others? How does this dude not see how condescending the phrase “If I could, I would” is, particularly to mothers who are either too busy or experience too much pain to continue to breastfeed? It would be just as useful to say, “I can’t, so I won’t.”


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