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Why do some mothers breastfeed their children til the child is 2 and 3 yrs old?

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JacquitaH

Asked by JacquitaH at 1:33 PM on Jan. 26, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (34)
  • Why do some mothers put their nose in other people's personal choices?
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:34 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Because it is extremely beneficial to both mother and child?
    gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 1:34 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Beat me to it! But my answer was going to be "Why do people care how others feed their kids?"
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 1:35 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • can of worms

    luvmygrlz

    Answer by luvmygrlz at 1:35 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Oh, this will be good... popcorn

    blu_canary

    Answer by blu_canary at 1:35 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Several reasons, a few being that the WHO recommends it and for some it is part of their culture.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 1:35 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Because it is their personal choice.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 1:35 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Too funny blu.........
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 1:36 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 1:36 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Because they can, because they want to, because there are numerous scientifically stated health benefits to mom and child, because there's no reason to stop just because of a birthday, because they want to do what's best for their child, because their child still wants to...

    Pick one!
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 1:36 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

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