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Is Breast Best? How 'Breastmilk' Makes the Political, Personal Again

To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? It’s a question that has sparked a national debate, but it’s also a question without an easy answer. From first time mothers to freaked out fathers, from career women to gay parents– the new documentary “Breastmilk,” is an intimate look into the complicated world of breastfeeding that reminds us all that beyond the political, the conversation is deeply personal.

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez sat down with the director, Dana Ben-Ari, to discuss why she decided to capture these moments on camera: the good, the bad and everything in between.

Credit: Victoria Moreno and Paola Blanco

Is Breast Best? How 'Breastmilk' Makes the Political, Personal Again

To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? It’s a question that has sparked a national debate, but it’s also a question without an easy answer. From first time mothers to freaked out fathers, from career women to gay parents– the new documentary “Breastmilk,” is an intimate look into the complicated world of breastfeeding that reminds us all that beyond the political, the conversation is deeply personal.

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez sat down with the director, Dana Ben-Ari, to discuss why she decided to capture these moments on camera: the good, the bad and everything in between.

Credit: Victoria Moreno and Paola Blanco

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