“Before the shoot, there was no conversation, like, ‘Be sure to get a breast-feeding shot!’ — I wasn’t even on the shoot. I have no idea how they decided to shoot that, but knowing Abby, it was probably her idea."
This other-worldly woman chats with us about the 40-day Aryuvedic post-birth ritual, the value of surrendering to how you feel (and responding) and why new mums should throw out the books and just follow their natural instincts.
We chat to Christine about nursing through postpartum depression, pumping, blogging, introducing solids, tasting breastmilk and why 'don't be an asshole' is the core value that covers pretty much everything.
We chat to breastfeeding trailblazer Alyssa about how women can stimulate lactation without pregnancy, her personal experience breastfeeding both biological and adopted children, and the role of breastfeeding in driving attachment, nutrition and healing.
This film is gorgeous. It tracks four infants from birth to twelve months. Two of the babies are raised rurally in Namibia and Mongolia, and the other two are being brought up in urban settings in Japan and America.