Breastfeeding Ethical Dilemmas
“WHERE’S THE BOOBIES”
This paper is about women breastfeeding in public places. Breastfeeding has become one of the most controversial issues in our society today. The ethical theory of this paper is the common principle that the right actions are those that have a tendency to produce the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people, being cautious to include a difference in the quality of the pleasures that establish happiness. In addition to, this paper will look at how the ethical theory of Utilitarianism applies to the problem of breastfeeding in public.
1. To argue this point the first step is acknowledging that breastfeeding care is not solely a universal lifestyle, it’s a personal …show more content…
The Normative Ethical theory is the greatest majority of good actions is intended, as a morally right actions that produces the most good, for promoting the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people it affects in a hedonistic sense, by avoiding pain and suffering. The author of this theory is John Stuart Mill. The main purpose is determining what is the greatest good. Too often a child’s health and intellectual stimulation of natural development take a back seat in certain issues. Subsequently, how do we measure the value of a life? When it comes to human beings as a whole the golden rule is to treat others as you would like to be treated, “it is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied.”
4. However, It is very practical and satisfying for a mother to nurse her child. There are a number of benefits for women that breastfeed. The author Mill’s, “no intelligent human being…no person of feeling with a conscience would be selfish and base…” could persuade that a child would be better off by not being breastfed from the mother. Here are a …show more content…
1. I am urging you from a mother’s point of view to consider changing your mind, if you have a negative view on Mother’s that breastfeed in public. 2. Remember that it is a natural rewarding process for the mother and child. 3. It is found to be wonderful for the mother and child’s overall health.
To Summarize, the value of any human action, we should consider the intensity that it produces collateral benefits to avoid collateral harms, as the net value of each human being affected by it. How would this social problem erase the negative stereotype in our society determine what’s the greatest good to maximize the health of a mother and child? Should a mother contemplate whether she should feed her child in public for its benefit or avoiding public embarrassment? Is happiness for the child the most important quality of life? Or should we judge ethical matters of a mother and child by another means? Although living in a free country of the United States of America is it a Minority Rights of a mother to feed her child when they are hungry. Knowing the ultimate consequences of our actions, not to feed her child can result in countless consequences to both mother and child like the health of the child and mother facing neglect charges. Mill writes about the connection between justice and utility, and argues that happiness