From Longterm Breast-Feeders Like Kelly Rutherford to Miracle Formula

 - Jan 6, 2009
Kelly Rutherford has caused quite a media stir with her publicly discussed choice to continue breastfeeding her two-year-old son Hermès.

"It’s an amazing bond with your child. Some cultures do it up to five years, normally," Rutherford said. "I thought, ‘Well, I’ll just do it as long as it feels right for my son.’"

Breastfeeding has always been a controversial issue, but now that more celebrities are open to sharing their views with the public, a lot more media attention has been focused on the dos and dont’s of nursing.

Kelly Rutherford, 40, who plays Lily van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl, has been criticized for continuing to breastfeed Hermès despite being pregnant with a second child.

The cluster below highlights a few innovations pertaining to both breast and bottle feeding, offering insight into the variety of modern social opinions pertaining to nursing babies. The main image features the Harmony Medela pump.