Wordless Wednesday: Breastfeeding

Written by NPN_Admin on August 3rd, 2011

Edited by Momma Jorje

Breastfeeding, Feeding With Love, Wordless Wednesday
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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.)


Arpita
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.

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

Moorea blogs at MamaLady: Adventures in Lesbian Parenting.

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

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

Alicia blogs at Lactation Narration.

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

Melissa blogs at White Noise.

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

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

Brittany blogs at Mama’s Felt Cafe.

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

Amy blogs at Anktangle.

Isil
Isil, breastfeeding her son minutes after the birth.

Isil blogs at Smiling like Sunshine.

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

Lauren blogs at Hobo Mama.

Dionna
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!

Adrienne
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.:)”

Adrienne
“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.

Melissa
Aelyn, age two, loves her nursies.

Melissa blogs at Simple Whimsy.

Lani
Front row seats for the the most amazing view!

Lani blogs at Boobie Time.

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

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

Emily blogs at Embrita.

India
SweetPea’s Snack

India blogs at India’s Roses.

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

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

Tracy
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!

Jennifer
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.”

Jorje
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?

Do you have a Wordless Wednesday post? Please link up below! And find more Wordless Wednesday linkies here.

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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.)

12 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Breastfeeding

  1. Lauren  

    Such sweet pictures! I have no hope of choosing a favorite. That Sasha pic is speaking to me, Jorje.

    I’m glad to see so many tandem nursers, too! Always happy-making to know you’re not alone. :)

  2. Melissa @ Simple Whimsy

    What a beautiful collection this week!

  3. Nev  

    Beautiful pictures. <3

    Nev

  4. Amy @ Anktangle

    I love all of them! Can never get enough breastfeeding photos. =)

  5. Moorea  

    oh wow! We have such beautiful children! We are such beautiful moms. Okay, I have a favorite, other than my own….the twins….or that ridiculously cute preemie on tube.

  6. Tracy

    SO stunning, everyone. Amazing, amazing photos. Happy Breastfeeding Week, one and all! (And thanks, Moorea!)

  7. Jessica | Cloth Diapering Mama  

    gorgeous! makes me want to take a zillion pics of nursing my little one…i have none of nursing my older son ;(

  8. Mama Mo @ Attached at the Nip

    These are gorgeous photos. I love WBW! I’d have to say I’m partial to the ones with twins :-)

  9. Dionna  

    These are all so beautiful!!

  10. Terri  

    A wonderful celebration of breastfeeding. Inspiring photos Mamas! I’m so glad to see I’m not the only one tandem nursing (although I gave up feeding them both at once a long time ago!)

  11. Amy McCarty

    These pictures are breathtaking! I can’t imagine how any human being can find them offensive…

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