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Breast-Feeding in Prehistoric Times

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?
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Loyola Lactation Consultant Reacts to Report on Toxins in Breast Milk

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

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

'Parents' Magazine Makes History With 'Special Needs' Cover

Lifestyle / Parenting : The Stir By CafeMom: Big Kid (10 months ago)

Post by Adriana Velez. Parents of kids with autism are buzzing about the cover of a national parenting magazine -- but it's an issue all parents should be reading. The April 2014 issue of Parents magazine features a child with autis... Read Post

TIME: Diversity and Attachment Parenting

Health / Pregnancy : Belly Itch (3 years ago)

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 Desp... Read Post

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