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Alanis Morissette: I'm Breastfeeding My 18-Month-Old & I'm Not Stopping

Fri, May 18, 2012 5:55pm EDT by 8 Comments
Alanis Morissette Breastfeeding

We’ve all seen the explosive ‘Time’ magazine cover of Jamie Lynne Grumet breast feeding her nearly 4-year-old son. Whether or not it’s for you, we now know what side of the fence Alanis is sitting on. The singer plans to nurse until her son is finished!

Some celebrities — ahem Jason Biggs — have taken the Time magazine feature on the “attachment parenting” phenomenon as a joke, while others completely embrace it. Alanis Morissette has admitted that she’ll be breast feeding her 16-month-old son Ever until he’s finished.

“I’m an attachment parent,” the singer told Access Hollywood on May 17. “I breast feed and I’ll be breast feeding until my son is finished and he weans,” the 37-year-old mom explained.

Alanis has a son with rapper husband Mario “Souleye” Treadway.

‘Time’ Breast Feeding Cover Mom Plans To Nurse Son Until He’s Five

“I think it affords the child, when he grows up, to have a lot less therapy to go to,” she added. “For me, I protect his safety and his well-being and his attachment. That stage of development is a very important stage.”

Alanis also said to host Billy Bush that she plans to let her son share their bed: “We’re definitely skin-on-skin connected as much as possible.”

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Gotta love her honesty about a very controversial topic.

What do you think of Alanis admitting she’s an attachment parent, HollyMoms?

— Lorraine Chow

More Time magazine news:

  1. Jason Biggs & Wife Mock ‘Time’ Breastfeeding Mom Cover
  2. Time Magazine’s Breast Feeding Cover: Dane Cook & More Celebs React
  3. Mom Breastfeeds Three-Year-Old Son On ‘Time’ Cover — Appropriate?