About This Show
Welcome to the ReWild Yourself Podcast! I’m Daniel Vitalis, and I’ll be your guide through the world of human ecology and lifestyle design. We’ll explore the strategies that our ancient human bodies and minds need to thrive in a modern world — awakening our instincts and freeing ourselves from the degenerative effects of human domestication.
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Human Milk is the Human Norm - Jennifer Grayson #134
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"Scientists mapped the human genome a decade ago, but we still haven’t mapped what’s in human milk.” —Jennifer Grayson Jennifer Grayson — breastfeeding mother and author of Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy — has made it her mission to find out how & why we've moved away from breastfeeding as a society and to identify what needs to happen for human milk to once again become the human norm. In this eye-opening conversation, Jennifer takes us on a journey through the timeline of our attempts to re-create breastmilk and the industrialization of feeding our babies. While breastfeeding has been making a comeback in the last few years, this natural, ancestral practice is still considered controversial and taboo in our society, and Jennifer shares what we can do to help normalize breastfeeding once again. From the sexualization of breasts to the risks of not breastfeeding to the lack of societal support for breastfeeding women, we cover a lot of ground in this interview. Tune in for an education on our first and most fundamental experience as human beings. EPISODE BREAKDOWN: Show introduction: Exciting announcement: New T-shirt/Sticker “I’d Rather Hunt + Gather”! How to win a free “I’d Rather Hunt + Gather” T-shirt/Sticker Roadkill as a way to eat wild meat Q&A: Creating space for rewilding practice in a world set out to enslave and dominate our time Q&A: Thoughts on coffee/stimulants in general Q&A: Interviewing guests from a hunter-gatherer/indigenous background on the show The importance of the topic of breastfeeding When did we start moving away from breastfeeding? The phenomena of the wet nurse Industrialization of feeding human babies