Created with Sketch. 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 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. Not to be ashamed of my body. Not to be self-conscious about openly doing what nature intended.
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Breastfeeding has been a hot-button topic in the past few years. Rather than get angry, some moms have chosen to fight back in a much more creative way; with breastfeeding photo shoots , professionally taken and gorgeously done. Prepare to have your breath taken away by these 11 beautiful photos of mothers embracing their right to breastfeed. This stark white backdrop and bejeweled crown make this woman and her feeding baby looking heavenly. Set in front of a beautiful fall scene, this tattooed mom has let down one strap of her stylish overalls to feed her baby. The intense look in her eye says it all.
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But these powerful, beautiful, sometimes raw images of women breastfeeding their babies are proof of the strength, determination and love that moms from across the country have for their newborns. That can be especially true for babies with Down syndrome, whose poor muscle tone may interfere with a good latch. So I will post what I want, when I want. With well over , likes, it looks a lot of people are cheering her on. She writes about her struggle to nurse both at the same time.
Metrics details Abstract Contemporary images of women breastfeeding — from breastfeeding selfies to fine art — celebrate breastfeeding outside the home by displaying visual records of these occasions to a wider audience. From brelfies posted by celebrities and ordinary parents on social media, to the photography of Tara Ruby and Ivette Ivens, media coverage of lactivist nurse-ins, or fine-art works by Ashlee Jenkins and Sky Boucher, the repertoire of breastfeeding images in developed Western nations has grown and diversified exponentially in the past ten years. A subject that was once the province of religious painting, ethnography, public health advocacy or obscure corners of pornography, is increasingly made visible within the everyday, not only through self-portraiture on social media but also through the work of celebrated photographers and visual artists. Despite this, there is still an absence of images of women breastfeeding in social circumstances, suggesting a reluctance to make the leap from understanding breastfeeding as a solitary activity, regardless of the space the mother inhabits at the time, to a companionable behaviour integral to our social landscape. Images predominate of women breastfeeding alone, or at best with other breastfeeding women, revealing a further binary dividing the acceptable from the unacceptable, where the private vs.