History of Breastfeeding

ancient breastfeeding

Can studying the past and in particular, their views and customs around infant feeding help us to understand current reactions and ideas toward this subject? Breastfeeding has existed for as long as mammals have roamed the earth, so it is certainly not a new thing. Finding information on ancient views toward it can be troublesome though as something so mundane and everyday was very rarely written down, even by ancient writers that had a keen interest in child health and well being.

Although the original article has since been removed from the internet, here is an exact copy of it:

History of breastfeeding