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Adult breastfeeding wet nurses

“Breastfeeding is touted for infants because of the nutrients, which help to build immunity. Historically, women have breastfed adults who were sickly to help build their immune systems. The practice has continued more recently than you might realize in countries such as China” (emphasis mine). That just really hit me last weekend. THAT IS THE…

History’s Altruistic Story of a Daughter Breastfeeding Her Father

How it influenced the baroque painters By Kamna Kirti This is an exemplary story of a woman Pero who secretly breastfed her imprisoned father Cimon who was starving to death in prison. The selfless devotion of Pero to nourish his father Cimon at her own breast is called “Roman Charity”. It is history’s most altruistic story of honoring one’s parent. History of Roman…