The Abnormalization of the Human Body

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Live Nakedly

Save Daughter of the SunGiven my interest in body image and the normalization of the human form, you would think that I would have known about “Breastfeeding yoga mom,” whose Instagram photo went viral about two years ago.  In the photo taken in Hawaii, the mother is nude, upside-down in a yoga pose, and her baby is nabbing some nourishment.  It’s a pretty cool photo that captures the Mama Earth-centric life she and her family have embraced.

I did not come across this story until this week, when many of us discovered it via a “Where are they now?” piece (linked above) on news aggregating websites.  I thought the whole thing was great, and as with all things innocent, someone was bound to overreact.  Cue: them.

The viral nature of the story brought many people to Amy Woodruff’s website, Daughter of the Sun, and also to her social media outposts…

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