When Breast Isn’t Best

I’ve written a very personal essay for the NYT’s Motherlode blog on how not breast-feeding my son has affected my relationship and career. Here’s an excerpt:

“Several years ago, I was on a flight home from college when the woman sitting next to me — slim, blond, earth mother-y — began to nurse her infant son. The attendant offered her a blanket; it was refused. “What does he want me to do, smother my baby?” she asked me sarcastically . . .” (read more)