Breastfeeding is amazing. So amazing that it not only provides nourishment, it provides comfort and security too. It's a natural pain killer, antibiotic, medicine, and more. The benefits don't stop because the child had a birthday. That is why The World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding until the age of two OR beyond.  Breastfeeding is already a highly debated and controversial topic to begin with, but many people can't seem to wrap their head around the fact that some mothers would continue breastfeeding their child after age two. Some people even have a problem with a mom choosing to breastfeed past six months! There is absolutely no evidence based information that breastfeeding past a certain age is harmful, only evidence showing that it's beneficial. I have heard all the arguments against breastfeeding and I have listed most of them here along with debunking those arguments and proving them to be a non factor on why a mom should stop breastfeeding past a certain age.
* "The kid will get bullied at school."
Funny, because I do see bullying going on, and it's usually by the people saying that the kids will get bullied, except they are bullying the mom. They seem so concerned about the child being bullied, yet all the while, they are doing the bullying themselves. So they are absolutely right, the uneducated people of the world may bully the kid, but since when do our fears about what other people think or what they might do or say, keep us from living the life we want to live?
* "She can just pump and cup feed."
That's usually one of the main arguments people try to make against moms who nurse past one or two. Which time and time again as been debunked. Breastfeeding is not just about the milk. Think of it as a bottle. A toddler being attached to a bottle, isn't the milk they are attached to it's how they are getting it and with exclusively breastfed kids it's directly from the breast. So pumping the milk would be irrelevant. Some women do not respond well to a pump. It either causes them pain or they don't get much out. It could also have a negative effect on their supply since nothing in the world could duplicate human suckling exactly.