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This is true.  Demeter could have been post-menopausal and still nursed.
Sheryl

At 01:50 AM 1/31/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Jim Miller wrote:
>>
>>         I also have had a problem with Demeter presenting herself as
post-menopausal,
>> yet nursing the infant.
>
>It's a reflection of our own ignorance about nursing - a woman is
>able to nurse a baby at any age - check it out with the La Leche
>League.  And children all through history have often been nursed
>occasionally by women not their mother, - aunts, grandmothers,
>wet nurses etc.
>
>Liv Faret
>
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