Photographer Suzie Blake wanted to do a photo project that showed the realities of what day to day breastfeeding looks like. She stripped away the make-up, the fancy hair, and the pretty backdrops to get real and raw. Suzie started with a self-portrait of an over tired-mom and reached out on Facebook looking for other moms to participate.
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This project is about portraying breastfeeding in all its beautiful messiness. This is about tired eyes and no makeup. This is about
Imagine driving through downtown Chicago, on one side of the road you see the iconic Tribune Building, then you turn your head and seeing a group of women, standing in the middle of the road, nursing their babies. This is exactly the scenario that Abby, also known as The Badass Breastfeeder, envisioned and brought to life.
Abby was inspired by all the beautiful group breastfeeding photos which have been circulating recently, and decided to set one up for local … Keep Reading!!!
Standing in front of the mirror, right after a shower, seeing your every imperfection staring back at you from the fog covered glass. We’ve all done this. Just stood there wishing we could change this and that. Our bodies do so much for us and demonstrate immeasurable strength. Yet we spend so much time thinking about how we can look better, rather than celebrating who we are. While there are often outside pressures from media and other women, we tend … Keep Reading!!!
By Paala Secor
My name is Paala and I write a breastfeeding and natural parenting
I am currently tandem breastfeeding by two daughters, who are two and four-years-old, while 9 months pregnant. Am I the only one a little surprised by that statement? I’m in a place in my parenthood journey that I never thought I would be, a niche I didn’t even realize existed, much less was possible just a few years ago. So, because it is … Keep Reading!!!