When should a mother stop breast feeding?
The cover of Times Magazine shows a 26 year old mother breast feeding her three year old son.
This has driven a lot of conversation on the Web. The big deal is that the mother on the cover, 26 year old, stay at home mom, Jamie Lynne Grumet, is breastfeeding her 3 year old son, and reports say that she herself was breasfed until she was 6!
This image provided by Time magazine shows the cover of the May 21, 2012 issue . (AP2012)
This is a very provacative cover that rasies a lot of questions…
The benefits of breast feeding are well known through out the medical community and with mothers that choose this great way of providing nutrition to their infants.
Generally, I would say, To each his own, but c’mon. You don’t bottle feed for 3 to 6 years so why the heck would you breast feed for so long?
Raising our children and how we do it is always great conversation….. Isn’t it?
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