Well, a group called Proyecto Alimente, an NGO aimed at promoting nutritional information and good eating in Mexico, has launched a counter-campaign. This campaign promotes images of bodies of real women who breast feed. It also features (in my humble opinion), better information about the myths and facts of breast feeding, while still talking about the stigma that women suffer from breast feeding in public.
I guess I have lived in the countryside for a long time now, since I don't see this stigma around, but apparently it's pretty strong (although I suspect not as strong as the stigma in the US) in the cities.
Anyway, what do you think? Is this campaign better than the original one? Do you think real bodies like these should be featured more in the media? Let us know in the comments.
Robert Ervin is a freelancer who writes about healthcare, medical
tourism, and living in Mexico.
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