I just love Ricki Lake! Before I was even pregnant, I watched The Business of Being Born and was a changed woman. It really opened my eyes to the idea of choices in birth and feeling empowered. Due with number two in a few weeks, I anticipate meeting my child on our terms!
Ricki’s newest film is called Breast Milk: The Movie. A documentary that “is an intimate exploration of the constructs that can make breastfeeding daunting for so many women”. It follows a diverse group of families from pregnancy through their child’s first year. As you can see from the clip of the film below, we still have a lot of work to do to normalize breastfeeding. The more we see women breastfeeding the more normal it will be!
What do you think of this father’s perspective? He clearly wants to be supportive, but…
I can’t wait to check out the film!