Breastfeeding and Media: Exploring Conflicting Discourses by Katherine A. Foss

By Katherine A. Foss

This publication facilities at the function of media in shaping public perceptions of breastfeeding. Drawing from magazines, medical professionals’ place of work fabrics, parenting books, tv, web content, and different media shops, Katherine A. Foss explores how historic and modern media usually undermine breastfeeding efforts with formulation advertising and marketing and slender portrayals of nursing girls and their reviews. Foss argues that the media’s messages play an crucial function in atmosphere the normal of public wisdom and attitudes towards breastfeeding, as she strains moving public perceptions of breastfeeding and their corresponding media buildings from the advance of business formulation via modern instances. This research demonstrates how attributions of blame have negatively impacted public healthiness methods to breastfeeding, hence confronting the misconception that breastfeeding, and the failure to breastfeed, rests exclusively at the accountability of somebody mother.

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