Lithuanian born photographer Ivette Ivens has done a beautiful series on breastfeeding. The 25-year-old mother of 2, who now lives in Chicago, breastfed her son until he was 3 and has made it her mission to help normalize nursing in the American culture.
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I nursed them both anywhere I wanted. From church to parties, from farmers market to high-end designer stores. I believe that mothers should nurse their little ones whenever they want to. Children know when it’s time to
Happy International Breastfeeding Normalization Day! That’s a mouthful. To celebrate we’ve put together some of our favourite breastfeeding images from the days of yore.
1- A mother waits to board a Greyhound bus in Chattanooga in 1943.
2 – During The Great Depression, when everyone worried about food, babies were fed when and where they needed to be.
4 – A wonderful screen … Keep Reading!!!
Here we go again. Another case of courts making over-reaching rulings.
Australian Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers has made a legal ruling barring a 20-year-old new mom from breastfeeding her 11-month-old baby. In May, the mom had her finger and foot tattooed. The child’s father then took the child and started a war in court over the issue.
Even after passing HIV and hepatitis test, the judge decided that the child should be under the mom’s primary care, not … Keep Reading!!!
by Nikki Waring
On Thursday, the owner of Cheese and Biscuits Cafe in Rockhampton, Queensland was approached by a customer who asked her to talk to a young mother who was nursing her child at a table in the cafe and ask her to cover up. Jessica-Anne Allen, the owner, informed the man that they were a breastfeeding friendly establishment and she would not approach the mother and offered other seats for the man to sit in if he felt … Keep Reading!!!
Breastfeeding moms in Brazil’s largest city have just received a boost in support from lawmakers. The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil have approved a new law that will prohibit businesses from stopping public breastfeeding. Once the mayor signs off on the bill, which is expected to happen in the next few weeks, anyone who violates this new law will be fined 500 Rs (Approximately $150 USD). All public and private institutions and businesses will be held to this new standard.… Keep Reading!!!
My name is Amber Duncan. I am a 21 year old mother to a 12 month old boy, Joseph. In November of 2012, my husband and I found out I was pregnant. I was 19 and knew nothing about pregnancy or breastfeeding. After reading up on everything I needed to know, my husband and I decided breastfeeding was the right choice for us and our baby. I watched all the videos I could find … Keep Reading!!!
A photo of actor Norman Reedus surfaced early in the week and is already causing quite a stir. The Walking Dead star showed his support for his breastfeeding fans when he posed with two women who were baby wearing and breastfeeding. The actor happily smiled in the background and held a small object in the shape of a breast.
He posted the photo and the following caption on his Instagram account:
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Free it! Love these ladies! Tonight’s show is gonna
For those of you who don’t know about Ms. Wright’s Way, let me introduce you to this badass lady.
Ashley is a mother and a very outspoken activist who runs various popular social media accounts, as well as a blog chronicling her life as a single mother of a toddler.
If she looks familiar, it is probably because you have seen one or more of the multiple photos and videos she has posted online that have gone viral. One … Keep Reading!!!
Have you heard of PBAP?
Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project (PBAP) was founded in 2013 by Leilani Rogers. The project’s mission is to help normalize breastfeeding in public through photographs depicting a nursing mom’s daily life.
Image by IANtB staff. Text by Elizabeth Grattan.
Look, I get it. It’s natural. It’s beautiful. It’s some sort of biological norm. But all this indecent exposure has got to stop. So, here, to settle the controversy once and for all is the definitive list of why you breastfeeding nuts need to cover up.
1. Breasts are private parts. They are just like men’s dicks. Sure, they aren’t classified as genitalia, but what difference does that really make? Women … Keep Reading!!!
Whoever is responsible for this stroke of genius deserves an award.
by IANtB guest writer, Krista Gray – International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and La Leche League Leader
I was living overseas with my husband and 20-month old daughter when we found out I was pregnant with twins. I went through so many emotions in those early days –shock, excitement, joy – and then one evening I was struck with fear when I realized I was going to birth twins. I began to research and learn everything I could about twin … Keep Reading!!!