It’s not only natural; it’s “the language of love.”
This year, during the same annual Baptism ceremony, the pope has taken the opportunity to weigh in again, saying, “Babies have their own dialect. If one starts to cry the others will follow, like in an orchestra. If they start doing the ‘concert,’ it’s because they’re not comfortable. Either they’re too hot, or they’re not comfortable, or they’re hungry. If they’re hungry, breastfeed them, without fear, feed them, because that’s the language of love.”
Sadly, many women have faced criticism for breastfeeding in churches, but the pope’s remarks encourage us to remember the beauty and holiness of the female body as God intended it (and the importance of breastfeeding in that).
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