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It Really Is The Boob Tube
A television production company is developing a reality series based on mothers who breastfeed older children. The show's developer, Collins Avenue, is the production company behind “Dance Moms” and “American Stuffers," which is not, as you might think, a show about Americans sitting on airplanes, but rather a program about pet preservation.
Details are scarce, but it's obvious the producers are capitalizing on the hype surrounding TIME's cover of a three-year-old breastfeeding that was part of a story about attachment parenting.
According to the federal government's official numbers on boob usage, 22.7 percent of all children are still breastfeeding after one year. Per the CDC: "The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that breastfeeding continue for at least 12 months, and thereafter for as long as mother and baby desire. The World Health Organization recommends continued breastfeeding up to 2 years of age or beyond."
The program, presumably, will show mothers in the "or beyond" stage.