Breastfeeding in the Land of Genghis Khan

Source: In Culture Parent .com By Ruth KamnitzerMonday, February 28th, 2011 In Mongolia, there’s an oft-quoted saying that the best wrestlers are breastfed for at least six years—a serious endorsement in a country where wrestling is the national sport. I moved to Mongolia when my first child was four months old, and lived there until he was three. Raising my
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The Real Breastfeeding Scandal

Posted in: Huff Post Parents By CAROLYN S. MILES President & CEO, Save the Children Published: February 17, 2013 Last year, Time magazine’s “Are You Mom Enough?” cover practically shouted “Scandal! Women breastfeeding too long!”The unforgettable image stirred up controversy and I’m sure it sold magazines. But are moms and kids any better off? Now, imagine funnelling all that outrage
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