5 TODDLER BREASTFEEDING MYTHS. Despite the fact that the World Health Organization, multiple Surgeon Generals, UNICEF, La Leche League, and just about any doctor worth their salt recommends breastfeeding at least until the age of 2 and beyond, many people find it strange when a mom is breastfeeding a toddler.
Six myths about breastfeeding toddlers and preschoolers | The Leaky B@@b - My favvvvvv myth is that breastfeeding toddlers is for the mom, not the child. AHAHAHAHAHA. Believe me, you cannot make a toddler nurse if he does not want to. :-P #breastfeeding
The WHO recommends nursing until *at least age 2* and then as long as mom and baby want. The immune benefits of breastmilk *increase* in the 2nd and 3rd year (around the time your child finds it fun to eat dirt, boogers, stuff off Walmart's floor, etc)
Extended Breastfeeding Benefits, Facts and Statistics