Yes you can breast feed for as long as you want, the choice is yours, just as it is for any other mother. But there are obvious advantages of breast feeding according to various current medical guidelines most especially that by the WHO. For more information on these benefits, please read the articles, BENEFITS OF BREAST FEEDING TO THE MOTHER and BENEFITS OF BREAST FEEDING TO THE BABY. In summary, all women are advised to breast feed their children exclusively for atleast six months after which they can commence complementary feeding and subsequently wean their children within the following eitghteen months as convenient for the mother. So if it is what you can help, please breast feed your baby for atleast 6 months before starting any other food, unless it is absolutely impossible. For more information, please CHAT WITH OUR CONSULTANTS.