Time magazine story on extreme breast-feeding isn't new
You can bet that the latest cover of Time magazine is going to create some fodder for late-night comedians.
Jamie Lynne Grumet, 26, agreed to be photographed breast-feeding her son, who's nearly four years old.
According to Time, by the time an American child turns one, less than 25 percent are being breast-fed. The World Health Organization recommends breast-feeding up to a second birthday or beyond.
But there are those like Grumet, who are characterized as "extreme breast-feeders" because they continue for years after point.
This isn't the first time that a major U.S.-based media outlet has done a story on this topic. In 2009, ABC's 20/20 newsmagazine program interviewed a mother who breast-fed her six-year-old son.
"There are those women who do nurse that keep it under wraps because they're afraid of what others are going to say," she says. "They're closet nursers."
The kid likened the taste of breast milk to vanilla ice cream.
A mother speaks out about breast-feeding her six-year-old boy.
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