Skip to comments.Time Cover Shows 3-Year-Old Breast-Feeding
Posted on 05/10/2012 8:57:14 PM PDT by Steelfish
May 10, 2012 11:24am Time Cover Shows 3-Year-Old Breast-Feeding
This week's cover of Time Magazine shows a mother nursing her 3-year-old son.
Should a mom continue nursing her child even after hes too big to be held in her arms? For mothers who practice whats known as attachment parenting, the answer is an emphatic yes and some are more than happy to demonstrate.
This weeks cover of Time Magazine shows Los Angeles mother Jamie Lynne Grumet nursing her 3-year-old son, who reaches her breast with the help of a chair.
When you think of breast-feeding, you think of mothers holding their children, which was impossible with some of these older kids, photographer Martin Schoeller said in a Time Magazine online story explaining the cover photo. I liked the idea of having the kids standing up to underline the point that this was an uncommon situation.
The cover story illustrated by the photo takes a look at the philosophy of attachment parenting today which, in addition to extended breastfeeding, also promotes co-sleeping and using slings to wear infants and its roots in the 1992 parenting guide, The Baby Book by Dr. Bill and Martha Sears.
Time also posted photos of other nursing mothers featured in its story, including Missouri mom Dionna Ford of Kansas City, Mo., shown here at right with her four-year-old and five-month-old children.
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Just preparing the kid for a lifetime of sucking on the government teet.
Yeah, that is creepy as being a gov teat sucker.
I think kittens are weened at 6 weeks, guess I got breast milk for a few months, little brother did too, but at some point you gotta cut the teat feeding off.
That just don’t go on for 3 years without some weirdness in the mom’s mind. Something sexually bizarre or otherwise twisted and strange. And having it photographed and put on the cover a magazine, that is Obama-grade funk.
Just my humble opinion, worth exactly what you paid for it.
You mean there’s going to be a Time or a Newsweek that does not have Obama on the cover? Amazing!!!
The cover is a blatant attempt to generate controversy. Nothing wrong with extended breast feeding. Something very wrong with the way the photo is posed, which frankly does sexualize nursing.
Well, yes and no. There is a boob in the picture, right?
Haven’t seen the picture but a lot of times breastfeeding photographs are presented in a way that makes them almost soft porn.
Breastfeeding is what God made breasts for. Taking pictures of breasts while a baby is breastfeeding isn’t really a necessity.
I imagine the article is trying to make an issue out of a 3 year old breastfeeding? Time needs to focus on their favorite guy, zero, and his udder (pun intended) failure as a leader.
Ping (pun intended also)
At least two.
Out of respect for others and dignity for motherhood, women should be discrete when breastfeeding. I did it and no one would have know I was nursing in public. This woman is immoral, to use her child this way. To treat such an intimate act like a freak show is to remove dignity from both motherhood and nursing.
Here’s my Marxist rant again. It is right out of Marx—Read Brave New World. They make the word “mother” revolting. Marx wants women in the workplace and the raising of kids left to the State so they can shape the plastic mind. This is repulsive to both mothers, girls and offensive to boys and men. More of forcing hate and revulsion at human beings and nature.
Time is intentionally trying to create disgust for a beautiful concept of a mother nursing her baby. Friedan must be laughing in hell.
Signs of the times.
you read my mind!
...course money talks!..at which case she would be using the kid for monetary gain in a posed position .... which could indeed be considered soft porn.
The nation is totally desensitized....or this would not have been published.
However the public outcry...no skin off her nose...she'll be going to the bank and it'll be forgotten.
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