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Extended Breastfeeding

'Baby Loves Milk' Cards Support All Mothers -- No Matter How They Feed

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Martine Zoer is the mother of two boys: Tyler, 5, and Tristan, 3. She tried to breastfeed both of her boys, but only Tristan was receptive. "With ...

How Breastfeeding Past Recommended Timetable Could Benefit Babies

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

BY SHEREEN JEGTVIG NEW YORK Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:00am EST (Reuters Health) - Children who were breastfed for more than six months scored the hi...

'Breastfeeding Isn't Just For Newborns' Poster Is A Win For Nursing Mothers

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

Nursing mothers in Canada had a small win recently when an ad for extended breastfeeding went viral. Healthy Canadians, a site that gives Canadians...

What I Wish I'd Known Before Weaning My Toddler

Toni Nagy | Posted 11.02.2013 | Parents
Toni Nagy

As much as I am an advocate of breastfeeding, I also think it's important to be truthful about the difficulties to help mothers be prepared. Let's both encourage moms to breastfeed and give them the tools to assist them to stop when they move through that sensitive time.

Adventures in Awkward Parenting Moments

Toni Nagy | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Toni Nagy

Raising a human will lead to some embarrassing and awkward moments.

What Nursing a Toddler Really Looks Like

Stephanie Brandt Cornais | Posted 07.18.2012 | Parents
Stephanie Brandt Cornais

Although I do not like the cover photo TIME magazine chose, the magazine has at least started a national conversation about extended breastfeeding.

Extended Breastfeeding -- Time to Come Out of the Closet?

Jeanne Ponessa Fratello | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Jeanne Ponessa Fratello

Not every mom is as visible as the mom on the cover of TIME magazine, but there are plenty of moms who enjoy this time with their little ones and have no set deadline for stopping.

How Late is Too Late?

Toni Nagy | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Toni Nagy

When I saw that picture for the first time I almost threw my phone in disgust, but I didn't' want to disturb my 2-year-old, who was about to fall asleep while sucking on my breast. Let me explain.

Jamie Lynne Grumet Defends Extended Breastfeeding

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents

(Fixes typo in para 5) NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) - An American mother shown breastfeeding her three-year-old son on a controversial c...