Movies

Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date

Breastmilk

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:May 7, 2014
Running time:91 minutes
Director:Dana Ben-Ari
Producer:Dana Ben-Ari
Distributor:CAVU Pictures

Web Site: http://www.BreastmilkTheMovie.com

Description: This documentary is an unflinchingly provocative, humorous, informative and inspirational exploration of just how, when and why the next generation gets fed. The film dives into the fray of what really happens among new parents - those who want to breastfeed, those who can't breastfeed and a whole culture caught up in the heady mix of stress, bliss and judgment that have made breastfeeding choices a matter of polarizing social debate. This film uncovers all the most surprising and concealed aspects of what it means to have milk: from hooter hiders to work-place pumping, from career moms to gay parents, from wet nurses to sex practices, from freaked-out fathers and impassioned "lactivists" to the moms who halt breastfeeding before their infant is 6 months old. The result is an illuminating portrait of an everyday human subject rarely shown on film. Aiming beyond simplistic debates over what is natural or normal, The film scopes out new territory. For it is not only a revealing inquiry into our modern approach to one of the body's most remarkable functions - it's also an examination of how the most personal things become political and a stirring sketch of the breathtakingly diverse experience of modern parenthood itself.

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source

highlights

8 Epic Emoji-Themed Crafts, Activities & Recipes
Check out the best emoji crafts, activities, and recipes! They're perfect for an emoji-themed birthday party or anytime you need DIY (and screen-free!) summer activities for kids, tweens, and teens.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme!

10 Free Summer Learning Worksheets
Print these free printables for preschoolers and kindergarteners to help your child's mind stay sharp until September!

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks