Author Archive | Paige Hall Smith

Call For Papers For Only Conference Focusing On Women And Complexity of Feeding Choices

  The Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference (formerly the Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposium) is seeking papers for the 2015 conference: Breastfeeding, Social Justice and Equity: Reflecting, Reclaiming, Re-visioning. The conference, now in its tenth year, has chosen a theme of social justice and equity. This year’s conference, co-sponsored by the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at UNC Greensboro and […]

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Does Breastfeeding Hold Women Back?

For many, breastfeeding is associated with stay-at-home or attachment parenting and with traditional women’s roles.  For this reason, there is a notion in the feminist world that breastfeeding holds women back. There is well-documented conflict between work and home roles. But do these tensions mean that particular feeding choices adversely impact women’s status? At her […]

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