A mandatory breastfeeding law is part of a new, comprehensive Child's Rights Law being debated in the United Arab Emirates, according to reports.
Lawmakers could pass a bill that would require new moms to breastfeed babies for two years, the amount recommended by the World Health Organization.
Gisele Bundchen, who controversially stated that there ought to be a law forcing all moms to breastfeed, might get her wish in the Middle East nation.
Is that really a good idea, though? Even if you're pro-breastfeeding?
Supporters point out the same health and developmental benefits that American breastfeeding advocates do. It's not about that as much as this fact:
Can you really legislate something so personal and complicated?