And, apparently, it tastes great too. As Christ is nursed here by his mother, he not only imbibes her good qualities and exemplary characteristics, but her humanity. A vast number of paintings depicting the bare breasts of the Madonna have been "censored by the modern age" because they were too "unseemly", according to L'Osservatore Romano, the official newspaper of the Holy See. Apparently, there are official, legal breast milk banks, but access to these banks is restricted to people who are feeding babies. The health and nourishment of children, especially a male baby such as Christ, would have struck viewers as an utmost concern. She said: I feel more energetic, more lucid, and purified.
Mother and baby playing under blanket.
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Style Book. Weather Forecast. When I give her a look that says, "Oy, I just drank your breast milk," she smiles at me. The body of the Virgin is clearly formed beneath the fabric of her gown; Christ sits between her knees and her trailing gossamer hair ribbons draw even more attention to her flesh. The milk is warm and kind of sweet—it reminds me of very watery horchata.