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
Here's what's making health news this morning: Are You Mom Enough? (Time): Featuring a provocative cover photo of a mother breast-feeding her three-year-old child, the magazine explores attachment parenting. Its three main tenets ar... Read Post