Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Breastfeeding thru History and around the World

Public Announcement to encourage breastfeeding!

75 cents for a breast pump- Im sold!

Sarcophagus of Marcus Cornelius Statius, 150 AD

Lansdowne Church in Scotland

The Virgin and the child, 1556

Wet nurse from the 16th century

Sibling nursing or perhaps relatives or neighbours. Every where else around the world, the mentality is truly "it takes a village to raise a child" and often neighbours are considered family

Nursing when it started to become socially acceptable in some areas

Rich or poor- nursing comes in all forms

Subhanallah, look at all these Muslimahs fulfilling their childrens rights by nursing! In Islam it is the right of the child upon the parent to be nursed until the age of 2.

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