This isn't the only stigma around breastfeeding... | 22 Words

Breastfeeding is one of the most natural and beautiful things a mom can do for her child, but when is it time to stop?

Some moms continue to breastfeed their children for many years which is generally frowned upon, and it seems that actress Coco Austin is one of those moms.

Keep scrolling to find out more...

Millions of moms around the world breastfeed their babies...

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And there is absolutely nothing wrong with that!

Breastfeeding is one of the most natural things that we parents can do for our children...

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But sadly, there is a stigma surrounding this method of feeding.

Even though every woman has a right to feed her baby at any time or place...

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Many are made to feel uncomfortable when feeding their baby in a public space - which shouldn't be the case at all.

There is nothing sexual about breastfeeding...

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And everyone needs to realize this.

This isn't the only stigma around breastfeeding...

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Many believe that there is a certain age when moms should stop breastfeeding their youngsters and they feel it is just inappropriate to be breastfeeding a child who is no longer a baby.

Scientifically, children only need to be breastfed in their first 2 years...

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about 6 months and continued breastfeeding for 1 year or longer.

But some moms continue to feed their children for several years...

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And many feel that this is highly inappropriate due to children over the age of 4 no longer needing the nutrients that are provided by breast milk.

Stopping breastfeeding also allows a child to grow up properly...

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But some moms prefer to naturally feed their children for many years after birth, and Coco Austin is one of them.

For those who don't know...

Coco Austin, who was born as Nicole Natalie Marrow, is a glamour model who is married to rapper Ice-T.

The forty-year-old shares one child with her husband...

Their daughter Chanel is now 4-years-old, and it has recently emerged that Coco still breastfeeds her.

Coco shared an intimate Instagram photo over the weekend...

She wrote, "At a time when the world feels like its coming to an end.. suck up as much love as you can! I know the moms out there will appreciate this pic! I've been getting a lot of props in the breastfeeding community and get tons of emails from woman/moms appreciating me bringing light to the subject .. I write a baby blog about my journey with Chanel and soon I will write about what it's like to continue boob time with a 4-year-old."

Coco admitted that she still breastfeeds for comfort...

"I get tons and tons of requests that want me to speak on it! At this point in nursing, it's just for comfort and believe me, the girl loves meat so it's not like she isn't eating real food," she continued. "Thank you to all that understand my view.. I see most of you are so eager to side with me and I too root for you in your journey as well. Us moms are connected."

Of course...

Coco received floods of support, with moms writing comments such as, "I don't think anyone should judge you, Coco, to each their own... this is bonding that only mothers that nursed know, and I nursed mine until one."

Ice-T has previously spoken about his wife's feeding habits...

He told TMZ, "Every once in a while, she wants to get close to her moms, that's what they do."

But not everyone was so supportive...

"Love you Coco but when your child is old enough to communicate with their peers and you aren't producing breast milk, it's time to pull the plug. Her coping skills on how to self-comfort should be independent at this age," one user wrote.

Many believe that after the age of 2, breastfeeding should stop.

"That's weird I'm all for breastfeeding but after two it have to stop," wrote another user.

Of course, nobody should judge a parent's method of caring for their children...

And as long as the child is healthy and happy, which is what Chanel is, there shouldn't be an issue. Make sure to keep scrolling to learn about the mom who also breastfeeds her 4-year-old son...