Breastfeeding a form of “slavery” states the French president

The French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, was talking to a young mothers group on Tuesday, and was explaining how his wife is breastfeeding and concerned about her milk supply. He went on to say that breastfeeding was a form of “slavery” for women, and that it does “free men of blame.” You can read the full article here.

This has angered many women, and he is currently at the center of much criticism.


Oh Nicolas, Nicolas, Nicolas. Don’t you know the second strongest group to the Occupy-ers are us nursing mothers! You are the President and you should choose your words very carefully.

What do you think? Were his words insulting, or are people being a little too sensitive? Tell us your thoughts.