Mother Courage: Attached enough, thank you very much

In which I wonder who makes all this stuff up.

26th May, 2012
If extended lactating is so natural, just show me what other mammal lets its young hang around the nipple long after it has learned to chew its own dinner.

Today, ladies, we're going to consider Time. Not the commodity you haven't got enough of, but the magazine, and *that* cover shot. Haven't seen it? And you call yourself nothing, if not a mother? Then make time for a private moment on Google before we begin.

So there it is. A glossy photograph of a beautiful young woman breastfeeding a small boy. Note that I say boy, not baby, because the child is nearly four...

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