Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding in the Wilderness: Portraits and a Story

January 9, 2013

We are thrilled to share this breastfeeding story and series of portraits, sent in by Rebecca. She writes, “Recently we had our family portraits done and I requested some breastfeeding portraits with my sweet baby. I love how they turned out and thought I would share them with you. Breastfeeding for me was a nightmare. […]

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Sojourning Earthside: Breastfeeding and Bonding

December 16, 2012

Julie Sadler of Sojourners Photography in Roanoake, VA shares these beautiful pictures of her family welcoming their newest member, Jude. Julie writes, “I love the encouragement and support shared on your FB page/blog for women and all of the choices we make in caring for our bodies as well as our babies. For me, photos that evoke […]

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Powerful Labor, Gentle Cesarean, Breastfed on Operating Table

November 28, 2012

On Tuesday Sept. 25th, after two weeks of prodromal labor, I awoke just before 6 am with my bleeding and cramping. At that point, my surges became much more intense and more regular. I called the birth center, and my midwife Cathy G. was thrilled for me and told me to check in when things […]

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Moi aussi, j’aillaite: Can a Nursing Mom Be Sexy?

November 13, 2012

Earlier this fall, a public health campaign in Québec, Canada, ruffled feathers all over… well, all over Québec, Canada. The 15-second ad aired on public TV during prime-time viewing hours, invoking public outrage on social networks and in the media. A good friend of mine wrote a letter to the government agency responsible, elaborating her grievances: “In […]

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Breastfeeding Goddess Mama of Twins

November 9, 2012

I was presently surprised when I received an email from Tatum with Tatum Kathleen Photography. I’ve seen and shared her work in the past. She took the time to emaill me knowing I’m no longer on FB. She thought I’d appreciate a photo she just took and she was right! “This couple had their first birth, […]

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Fierce Breastfeeding Mother {A Self Portrait}

November 8, 2012

“A picture I took of myself breastfeeding my 3rd baby girl before heading to a face painting gig. I felt fierce. Hehe. It has taken me a while, but I’m unapologetic when it comes to doing what’s right for my kids! It feels so wonderful to finally have arrived.” ~Cati

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Like Mother, Like Daughter

October 25, 2012

I distinctly remembering my oldest child at four years old (now 9) coming up to me with her doll saying, “I’m nursing my baby mommy. She loves my breast milk. It’s chocolate milk.” Ha. Adorable. I just had my 3rd child and she was the first baby I successfully breastfed. She was learning by my […]

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Breastfeeding Twins Photo from National Geographic

October 23, 2012

I came across this picture a few weeks ago and shared it on Facebook. It was widly popular. I’ve tried to pinpoint why. I think it’s because it is just so raw and beautiful. Something you wouldn’t see here (in the U.S). A naturally nursing twins at the same time, completely open and unhibited. It’s natural, […]

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Breastfeeding at 12,500 Feet!

October 22, 2012

Kiersten sent in this badass breastfeeding picture of her friend nursing her 2 month old at over 12,000 feet! She says, “He was born at home at 7,500 feet  (we live in Colorado). A lot of the passes here to get anywhere are over 10,000 feet, so it only seems to affect people coming from […]

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Born At Home, First Time Nursing

October 17, 2012

I love love love this picture. It’s just so raw and new. Baby was born at home, mom’s second home birth and the first time nursing. Look at those cute feet, too! Photography by {mh} Birth Photography.

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