After photos from her Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project PABP spread widely across the Internet last August, photographer and mom of four Leilani Rogers is continuing to normalize the sight of nursing and support lactating moms. She's also invited other parents and photographers to share their own breastfeeding images on the project's Facebook page or on their own social media accounts with the hashtag PBAP Rogers was inspired by her own experiences with breastfeeding to launch the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project in , she told The Huffington Post. Though she overcame challenges with mastitis, bad latches, low supply, plugged ducts, thrush, staph infections and more, she says the one issue she was never able to face was her fear of breastfeeding in public.
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Celeb Moms Share Breast-Feeding Pictures
You may be familiar with the cradle or football hold for breastfeeding, but have you ever seen someone nurse while working out? How about on the operating table? The Breastfeeding Project , a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing breastfeeding education and support to women in the Central Florida area and throughout the nation, has collected a series of "Extreme Nursing" images on their site. Here is a look at the nursing pictures they've compiled thus far, which range from sweet to unusual, touching to tear-jerking:. I immediately had two brain surgeries in the following weeks. Working with the Lactation Consultants at the hospital, I was able to breastfeed my eighteen-month-old daughter through both surgeries and treatment. Nearly two now, we still have a healthy breastfeeding relationship!
This Woman Breastfeeds Nearly Topless in a Pool and Her Gorgeous Photos Are Going Viral
The history and culture of breastfeeding traces changing social, medical and legal attitudes to breastfeeding , the act of feeding a child breast milk directly from breast to mouth. Breastfeeding may be performed by the infant's mother or by a surrogate, typically called a wet nurse. Breastfeeding is the natural means by which a baby receives nourishment. In most societies women usually nurse their own babies, this being the most natural, convenient and cost-effective method of feeding a baby.
Newspapers from Europe to Australia have made headlines out of a portion of the story in which Hayek breastfeeds another woman's newborn son on camera. The clip of Hayek nursing a very hungry baby boy ironically born on the same day as her own daughter has surfaced on YouTube as well as on dozens of other web sites, drawing thousands of comments. The actress and producer was told by doctors in Sierra Leone that many mothers stop breastfeeding their infants within the first few months after birth because of pressure from their husbands. Tradition has it, in some areas, that it is not acceptable to have sexual relations with breast feeding women.