Breastfeeding

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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Moms Get a Thank You Card for Breastfeeding in Public

August 4, 2012

Sam sent me this little story and picture of this brilliant card. THIS. IS. AWESOME.!!!! “I thought of you when my cousin told me this. My cousin was breastfeeding her daughter next to her friend who was also breastfeeding her daughter and a mommy came up to them and slipped them two little hand made […]

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Breastfeeding a Surrogate Baby

August 3, 2012

Alison sent me this beautiful picture of her nursing her surrogate baby she birthed for a couple. She says, “This photo was taken when my third surrogate son was 2 days old. His daddies asked that I nurse him while we were in the hospital together. I now exclusively pump and ship my milk to […]

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Surprise Breech Baby and Overcoming Breastfeeding Struggles

August 2, 2012

Surprise Breech Baby My husband and I decided right away to have a midwife attended delivery and chose the Hypnobabies birthing method. I also decided a water birth would be the most natural. Our daughter was head down for the last 8 weeks, and our last appointment was 3 days prior to her birth – […]

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Breastfeeding After a Reduction

August 2, 2012

Can a woman breastfeed after having a breast reduction? Danialle shares her experience doing just that. “Your website is beautiful and touching. My daughter is 3 1/2, but reading this made me go back and revisit her birth and all the love and fear I had! The one thing I’m so glad I did, but […]

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Best Breastfeeding Picture…EVER!

July 9, 2012

Christina sent this into me and at first it didn’t look like her baby was nursing. Then I opened it. What followed was me sitting in my living room. Laughing hysterically. All by myself. This is truly the best breastfeeding picture I’ve ever seen. Nursing at the pier in San Francisco, Kara 22 months and […]

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Why Women in the U.S. ‘Overreact'; Lack of Breastfeeding Support

July 6, 2012

I recently shared Pink’s picture she posted on Twitter. She was on a break while on set, nursing and bonding with her baby girl. The comments that followed were a huge mix of support, questioning if she was really nursing, and then nasty comments which I removed. All I see is awesomeness. I am baffled […]

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How To Support Breastfeeding with a Google Doodle.

July 5, 2012

Best title to a blog post…ever! The woman behind Tales of a Kitchen Witch put together this Google Doodle to support World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7,  2012. Here’s the thing. You can put a little action behind your words of encouragement and support. From Google: How can Google users/the public submit ideas for doodles? The […]

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