Episode 111: Natural Vs Unnatural

Dr. Rubin came across an article from a recent medical journal that discusses how the word “natural” used in conjunction with the word “breastfeeding” is actually very problematic, because it might make people misconstrue that natural breastfeeding is best and everything else is NOT natural. What sort of thinking is going to say that we shouldn’t call breastfeeding natural or good? This is an example of the kind of thinking that gotten this country in such tremendous financial trouble, since our healthcare system is crashing all around us and us. Why have we moved so far away from the natural? Since when is natural a bad word?

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