Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Solola
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets

Caption:

There is no stigma against breastfeeding in public in Guatemala. In a country with such strong Catholic traditions, modesty is surprisingly not one of them. Children may be carried in slings on the mothers back and nursed until the age of three or four until strong enough to walk and keep up on his/her own. 

ID # guatesolola6
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