"Four days ago, the Madrid Institute for Minors and Families (IMMF), decided to separate a little girl from her mother for not complying with the objectives of a psychotherapy program and "maternal abilities" that imply to abandon extended breastfeeding and breastfeeding on demand because it is considered "chaotic" and "harmful for every boy and girl". With these considerations all lacking scientific or legal facts, they force mothers to take medication to cease milk production..."The original article is in Spanish and can be read here.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Extended Breastfeeding "Chaotic" and "Harmful"?
I was just directed to this blog post from a friend's facebook page and I'm pretty horrified by what I just read. I can't imagine what this poor mother and daughter must be going through at the moment. Here's one of the "highlights" from the article that the post is based on: