Human Parts
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Human Parts

Lazy Eater

How feeding my baby taught me to let go of control

Like many women, I intended to breastfeed. I envisioned myself as a confident boundary-pusher, someone who would feed her baby straight from the tap, wherever we happened to be. Boob out at brunch? No problem.

What’s that saying about the best-laid plans? My baby simply declined the breast, like a restaurant patron sending back an…



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Elizabeth Cauvel

I’m a west coast-based creative director at New York-based ad agency MRY, and the season 5 Masterchef runner-up. I love mayonnaise, yoga, cats, and pizza.