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The Top 16 Breastfeeding Controversies

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we're revisiting the top breastfeeding controversies. From Mexico City's controversial breastfeeding campign to the Angelina Jolie breastfeeding statue, it seems these stories are always at the top of the newsfeed.

One of the first stories to grab headlines was in 1997 when Redbook magazine came out with a cover story that featured actor Pierce Brosnan and his girlfriend Keely Shaye Smith breastfeeding their infant son. 

Another huge controversy  came in 2011 with the doll the Breast Milk Baby. The doll came with a harness for the child and allowed the child to simulate breastfeeding using magnets. Many experts and parents were highly offended by this doll. 

 

For the full list of conroversies, read the full story from TIME Magazine.