Evans, Kate

Kate Evans
1 May 2009Review

Myriad Editions, 2008; ISBN 978 0 954930 95 0; 208pp; £12.99

In a society where only 3% of babies are exclusively breastfed at five months (Unicef 2005), breastfeeding can seem like a political act. Certainly where I live, it’s so unusual to see a woman breastfeeding that I can’t help doing a double-take when I see it.

Kate Evans – better known for her excellent cartoon books on the anti-roads movement, climate change and civil liberties – has produced a funny, subversive, supremely helpful and reassuring book for those who want to breastfeed…