The cover of the May 21 issue of Time magazine, featuring a woman breast-feeding her 3-year-old child, has reignited the debate over the appropriate age to stop nursing. Without the influence of lactation consultants, parenting magazines, and judgmental acquaintances, for how long did prehistoric women breast-feed their little cave-babies?
When writer Florence Williams was nursing her second child, she had her breast milk analyzed for toxins. What she found surprised her. Trace amounts of pesticides, dioxin, a jet-fuel ingredient and high-to-average levels of flame re... Read Post
I tackled the controversial recent TIME magazine cover story on Attachment Parenting featuring a 26 year old mom with her nearly 4 year old son nursing on her breast while he stood on a stool in a recent post on Politic365.com. Desp... Read Post