Links: Breastfeeding Past Infancy
- Recommended Articles
- Web sites
Extended Breastfeeding by Kimberly H. Barbas, BSN, RN, IBCLC.
Why Mothers Nurse Their Children into Toddlerhood Excerpt from Norma Jane Bumgarner’s “Mothering Your Nursing Toddler”.
Is There Any Value In Breastfeeding Past One Year? by Debbi Donovan, IBCLC
Breastfeed a Toddler? Why on Earth? by Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC.
Nursing Beyond 1 year…..10 reasons to just DO IT!! from BestFed.com
Comfort versus nutrition by Kathryn Orlinsky
Are You Still Doing That? by Jan Andersen
Why I’m glad I didn’t wean at one year (a great post from the ParentsPlace message boards)
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How Long Should You Breastfeed? by Georgette Bartell, IBCLC, BSN
Extended Breastfeeding articles from NEW BEGINNINGS.
Extended Nursing FAQ by Paula Bobbett
Extended Nursing: Breastfeeding: Beyond the First Year by Keri Baker
FAQ on Breastfeeding Past the First Year from the misc.kids newsgroup. Mothers who nursed past the first year discuss how long, how frequent, demand nursing, weaning, etc.
Nursing Past A Year by Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC, from Compleat Mother magazine
You’re Still Nursing? Words and Links to Encourage Extended Breastfeeding, from the Patti at Home web site.
Responding to Criticism by Marianne Vakiener
Dettwyler’s Thoughts on Breastfeeding Katherine Dettwyler is an anthropologist & university professor who does research on breastfeeding. Dr. Dettwyler is a strong advocate of child-led weaning, and her website has lots of information on extended breastfeeding. Also see the preliminary results of her extended breastfeeding survey.
Mothering Your Nursing Toddler Author Norma Jane Bumgarner’s website: includes thoughts & experiences of nursing mothers that she has received as she works on the revision of her book. You can also submit your own comments or questions.
Beyond One Year Breastfeeding and Parenting Beyond the First Year. There are some wonderful researched and commentary articles at this site.
Nursing Toddlers From the Kids Are People Too website.
Nursing past a year Q&As from Debbie Donovan, IBCLC