28 May 2008
Milk is a maternal lactating secretion, a short term nutrient for newborns - nothing more, nothing less.
Nursing is provided by nature only for the very youngest of mammals. Of course, it is not possible for animals living in a natural state to continue with the drinking of milk after weaning.
Robert M. Kradjian, MD, Breast Surgery Chief Division of General Surgery, Seton Medical Centre, Daly City, CA