Gisele Bundchen wants an international breastfeeding law


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Gisele Bundchen has revealed her secret for getting back into supermodel shape mere minutes after giving birth -- and it’s breastfeeding! Moreover, she had such success with it, she thinks there ought to be a law.

“Some people here [in the U.S.] think they don’t have to breastfeed,” she told Harper’s Bazaar UK, excerpted by the Daily Mail, “and I think, ‘Are you going to give chemical food to your child when they are so little?’ I think there should be a worldwide law, in my opinion, that mothers should breastfeed their babies for six months.”


Oh my, we could get into trouble with this post.

Let’s ignore the cattiness about how many people will never be able to get into runway-bikini shape mere weeks after giving birth, even if they take advantage of the magic of breastfeeding.

Let’s not open the debate on breast milk vs. formula and the pressure on women to breastfeed no matter what.

Let’s ignore the rather heady discussion of reconciling foreign and international laws with U.S. constitutional law.

And please, let’s ignore the jokes about how many people, infant or not, would sign up to participate.

That leaves us with -- Bundchen had a baby with Tom Brady. She gave birth at home. She meditated and did kung fu beforehand to prepare.

OK, the post is done. Except for the nonscientific online polls.

-- Christie D’Zurilla

When supermodels speak, people listen. Kinda. But maybe with one iPod earbud still in their other ear.