Wordless Wednesday: Breastfeeding

Written by NPN_Admin on August 3rd, 2011

Edited by Momma Jorje

Breastfeeding, Feeding With Love, Wordless Wednesday

This week we asked: What does breastfeeding look like?

(Read more about feeding with love and respect on our resource page, and enjoy this week’s articles on the breastfeeding theme.)

From Arpita: “Demo-ing the Baby Bond nursing cover for a review and giveaway. After three years trying to conceive our first, I am learning that being prepared and informed will be the best way to ensure we get our breastfeeding relationship off to a flourishing start, once baby does join us!”

Arpita blogs at Up, Down & Natural.

From Moorea: “Hard to believe that her head was once smaller than my breast!”

Moorea blogs at MamaLady: Adventures in Lesbian Parenting.

Charise at I Thought I Knew Mama loves the very special bonding time that
breastfeeding brings to her days and nights.

From Alicia: “Nursing my two monkeys at bedtime.”

Alicia blogs at Lactation Narration.

Nursing while hiking with three kids, a dog, and preggers!

Melissa blogs at White Noise.

From Ashley: “I was doing something in front of the computer when Miles decided
it was naptime; at 26 months (then; 28 now) he was still nursing to nap.”

Ashley blogs at Domestic Chaos.

Rebekah, breastfeeding her oldest when he was 10 months old.

Rebekah, breastfeeding her youngest at 16 months old.

From Rebekah: “While breastfeeding each one of my sons I encountered many hurdles along the way. But it was so worth it to press on and I have beautiful memories of this time with them that I will treasure forever.”

Rebekah blogs at Liberated Family.

Brittany nurses her 23 month old son Asher at a local photo shoot for breastfeeding moms.

Brittany blogs at Mama’s Felt Cafe.

Amy nurses her son Daniel, (at home in bed) two hours after his birth.

Amy blogs at Anktangle.

Isil, breastfeeding her son minutes after the birth.

Isil blogs at Smiling like Sunshine.

Lauren enters into the challenges and joys of tandem nursing with newborn Alrik and preschooler Mikko.

Lauren blogs at Hobo Mama.

Dionna at Code Name: Mama nurses her three-year-old son, Kieran. Dionna is in her second trimester of pregnancy, and she is overjoyed that Kieran has finally stopped twiddling!

From Adrienne: “Nursing in the NICU– In his early days, nursing meant breastmilk through the feeding tube but this pic was taken after one of our first attempts at breastfeeding with a shield.:)”

“3 months old and a champion nurser- here he is with a tight grasp on the nursing necklace I made.”

Adrienne blogs at Mommying My Way.

Aelyn, age two, loves her nursies.

Melissa blogs at Simple Whimsy.

Front row seats for the the most amazing view!

Lani blogs at Boobie Time.

From Emily: “We’re currently learning that other animals nurse their babies, too.”

“I had a scheduled c-section and established breastfeeding within an hour.”
Photo by KellyM Photography.

Emily blogs at Embrita.

SweetPea’s Snack

India blogs at India’s Roses.

From Amber: “Me and my mom, Beth, happily nursing 1985.”

Ashley’s son, Nikolai, enjoying his milkies at the beach after a tiring day of swimming.

Then and Now
Tracy nurses her twin girls Callie and Veronica shortly after birth, and then again at about 18 months.
They’re still going strong at 30+ months!

From Jennifer at Hybrid Rasta Mama: “Tiny enjoys a mid-walk stop for milkies and I almost always end up sitting in her stroller along the side of the road. “Bunny” is also typically having some milkies.”

Sasha, swaddled and nursing at 2 months.

Sasha’s mom, Jorje, blogs at Momma Jorje.

Tell us: What does breastfeeding look like in your family?

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We’re celebrating World Breastfeeding Week on Natural Parents Network!

You can, too — link up your breastfeeding posts from August 1-7 in the linky below, and enjoy reading, commenting on, and sharing the posts collected in the linky and on Natural Parents Network this week.

(Visit this intro post for more information and for the code to place on your blog.)

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