Episode 1: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy

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We kick off our podcast with “Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy,” a radio documentary by producer Vanessa Lowe, featuring the voices of fourteen women who have breastfed their children between one and four years.

Extended breastfeeding is arguably among the most heated and controversial child rearing choices, occupying an emotionally fraught landscape along with co-sleeping, sleep training and discipline. The goal of this radio documentary is to stimulate dialogue about breastfeeding past one year in the United States. Read an interview with the producer.

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Melanie Mayo-Laakso


Melanie Mayo-Laakso is the Content Manager for Mothering.com. Mothering is the birthplace of natural family living and attachment parenting. We celebrate the experience of parenthood as worthy of one’s best efforts and are at once fierce advocates for children and gentle supporters of parents.

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