Thursday, August 29, 2019

Breastfeeding A Natural Act That Women

Since the start of 2016, increasingly more stories and news articles have appeared about women liberating themselves and their families. These women are choosing to breast feed in public, regardless of society’s ideas on its appropriateness. Why is a woman feeding her child seen as an inappropriate act in society? Woman are sexualized. A person sees a breast and it is immediately sexualized. Breasts are not sexual organs though, they are on the human body with the intent that they will be used to†¦ Breastfeeding is recognized as the best source of natural nutrition for most infants. It provides all the energy and nutrients that the infant needs for the first months of life. It continues to provide up to half or more of a child’s nutritional needs during the second half of the first year. Breastfeeding offers numerous health benefits to both the mother and infant. The infant continues to reap the many benefits of being breastfed well into adulthood. Breastfeeding lowers rates of developing†¦ one of the most prevalent problems in America. Violence against women can be in the form of physical, sexual, verbal, stalking, financial and other ways in which men use their power, given by the society, to harm women. In the past, this problem was called domestic violence but has recently been changed to violence against women because the term domestic violence does not demonstrate that all cases of domestic abuse are men injuring women. Male domination and patriarchy have been under challenge by†¦ masturbation would serve as a countermeasure against teenage pregnancy and the transmission of sex-related diseases, but when politics enters the discussion, everything rational gets tossed out the window (Canino, J. T., 2003). The act of masturbation is a natural act, familiar to all males and females. But for some silly and profound reason, society as a whole believes that masturbation is a topic that should not be discussed in our schools, within our families or even in public (Canino, J. T.,†¦ equality is harmful to women. â€Å"Feminism Has Harmed Women by Eliminating Natural Gender Roles†, by Nicole M. Kooistra states that â€Å"Women have bought into a feminist mystique that has left them more alone and conflicted in their pursuit of fulfillment than ever before.† This mentality that women cannot fulfil themselves unless they get married, have children, cook, and clean is a disastrous mindset. Women no longer feel obligated to pursue the ‘1950’s housewife’ character. However, women are still criticized†¦ Breastfeeding is a natural way of providing food to infants. It is an important part of motherhood, and it is the first major decision that is made when it comes to feeding a child. Breastfeeding is an issue of gender because when a women is seen breastfeeding, in public or not, she is usually shamed and accused of indecent exposure. This is because our society has been shaped to see breast only as sexual objects as well as an insufficient amount of educating on breastfeeding being done. We could†¦ Breast are Best Breastfeeding serves as a connection or bond between a mother and child. Mothers experience feelings of joy as they nurse their newborn. This is the case because of the far that hormones are released that cause a peaceful like sensation. (â€Å"Benefits†). Psychological benefits arise from breastfeeding as well. Children who are breastfed tend to cry less and have a better band with their mother versus children who were not breastfed (Sloan). Nursing children is affordable and beneficial†¦ Knowledge, attitudes and practices of breastfeeding among rural and urban women. CHAPTER - I INTRODUCTION Breast milk is the effective way of ensuring child health, Breast feeding is widely accepted as a optimal feeding for the infants due to health benefits it offers to the child. Lack of breast feeding contributes to one millions of death each year globally.1A study conducted in U.S.A revealed that breast feeding can cut cost of government and saves 3.6 billion $ and also saves the lives†¦ Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your child. Not only is breastfeeding the most natural way to feed your child, it also saves money because the new parents don’t need to purchase nipples and bottles to bottle feed their child. Also, they get a better bond with the baby by breastfeeding, by getting that skin to skin touch often throughout the day. Breastfeeding a child can help them with their intelligence when they get older and because they were breastfed, they at a reduced risk of†¦ Sex should be a natural and free act. The reality seems to be that even sex may be out of our control. Often sex and sexual situations are forceful, with extreme pressure to conform to the archetype. One can not blame Jayanthi or Solomon, or say that they have the freedom to say no. Jayanthi was in a dangerous situation, where saying no could dig her into a deeper hole, while undermining the identity she has. For Solomon, a similar pressure to prove his masculinity and sexuality but him in a position†¦

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