I have always been a huge proponent for breast feeding. My mom was a La Leche League President, and I am well versed in the many many many benefits to breast feeding (nutritional, social, emotional, developmental etc) that I never ever ever thought I’d hear something against breast feeding that would make me say…”huh, that could indeed be bad”.
A colleague of mine was talking about something she read that said that women over 30 who breast feed risk passing on accumulated toxins (from exhaust, pesticides, benzene etc etc etc) to their baby through the milk.
I’m curious to see what you all think. Granted, even with some toxins I still think the benefits outweigh any risk by a landslide but…