'Time' Magazine Breast-Feeding Mom: Why I Did It — VIDEO

Fri, May 11, 2012 11:11am EST by 43 Comments
Time Breastfeeding Mom Jamie Lynn Grumet

Jamie Lynn Grumet opens up in her first big interview — find out what she had to say about being on the Time cover that has EVERYONE talking!

The controversial Time magazine cover of blogger Jamie Lynne Grumet nursing her nearly 4-year-old son Aram has spurred intense debate all over the country. So what did Jamie have to say?

Jamie said in a May 10 Today Show interview that she wasn’t expecting the wild response but knew “exactly what we were going to get into,” and added, “I understand some of the breast-feeding advocates are actually upset about this.”

The cover touts Dr. Bill Seers‘ theory on “attachment parenting” that says moms and their children should extend their love and care as long as possible.

Time Magazine ‘Are You Mom Enough?’ — Are You CRAZY Enough?

Naturally, Jamie is a strong believer in this practice that includes like breast-feeding and co-sleeping through the toddler years, saying “I think that it gives my children a strong bond.”

“It’s not right for everybody,” she said, “You need to do what’s best for your baby and for your own family.”

Her son Aram, Dr. Bill Seers, and Time‘s science editor Jeffery Kluger also made an appearance on the Today Show on May 10.

Dr. Seers weighed in on the issue: “It’s not extreme. If you were on an island and you had no mother-in-law, no psychologists, no doctors around, no experts, this is what you would naturally and instinctively do to give your baby the best involvement you’ll ever get.”

Time Magazine Breastfeeding Mom — How Old Will Her Son Be When She Stops Offering Her Nipple?

Check out the video below!

Leave a Reply

To comment, please fill in the fields below, enter your comment and select the Comment button.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

View Comment

Quick Banana Nut Muffins Recipes

Posted at 8:00 PM on June 10, 2012  

My husband and i felt absolutely more than happy Peter could finish off his studies via the precious recommendations he acquired through your site. It’s not at all simplistic to just possibly be giving freely guidelines which often the others may have been trying to sell. So we see we’ve got the writer to thank because of that. The main illustrations you have made, the easy website menu, the relationships you aid to engender – it’s many fabulous, and it’s really aiding our son in addition to our family reckon that that subject is cool, which is very important. Many thanks for the whole thing!

 Reply
Share this comment at Share with Twitter