May 12, 2012

Did Cave-Babies Have 'Attachment Parents?'

Brian Palmer, Slate


AP Photo

The cover of the May 21 issue of Time magazine, featuring a woman breast-feeding her 3-year-old child, has reignited the debate over the appropriate age to stop nursing. Without the influence of lactation consultants, parenting magazines, and judgmental acquaintances, for how long did prehistoric women breast-feed their little cave-babies?

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TAGGED: Chimpanzee, Breastfeeding, Prehistoric Humans

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