Meet the Creator of “Tree of Life” Breastfeeding Photos, Read Praise by PicsArt App, Enter BFMT Photo Contest

Last week breastfeeding broke the internet and put a dent in servers worldwide when a mom and photographer decided to create and share an edited photo of a her breastfeeding selfie, also known as a #brelfie, displaying a tree and ...

Philadelphia, PA – Normalize Breastfeeding Tour

I touched down in Philadelphia just in time to celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week with one of our local chapters. If I were to tell the stories behind HOW we plan these tour stops that would be another blog in and of itself! I ...

New Orleans, LA – Normalize Breastfeeding Tour: Up Against Some of the Lowest Rates in the Country

Normally, I fly in on a Thursday so that I have time to get settled. For this particular location, I felt that it was important to consider the needs of my family first. I made arrangements to change my flight to leave on Friday ...

EXCLUSIVE: “Breastfeeding Supporters” Leave BFMT for Celebrating #BBW16: #CommitToSomething #NormalizeBreastfeeding

The owner of Breastfeeding Mama Talk, Kristy Kemp, has used her platform to support breastfeeding in many ways. Last week, she aligned her community with the efforts of Black Breastfeeding Week, which is celebrated annually August ...

Countless Black Breastfeeding Moms Share Gripping Dad-With-Baby Photos: Community Trail Blazers: Mocha Milkies Cafe - Breastfeeding Support for Black Moms

It is undeniable when you turn on your television today, that you will see and hear about negative stories regarding black men in the media. Day after day, month after month, year after year, the body count grows in street wars and ...

UPDATED: Produce-Style Breastfeeding Stickers via BooneOakley: Exclusive Interview - Mary Gross, Boone Oakley

North Carolina ad agency, BooneOakley, is stepping up to the challenge to move breastfeeding into mainstream advertising to remind mothers and providers how nutritious breast milk is for human babies. Their campaign is purposeful and ...

EXCLUSIVE: Produce-Style Stickers Promote Breastfeeding: Exclusive Interview - Mary Gross, Boone Oakley

North Carolina ad agency, BooneOakley, is stepping up to the challenge to move breastfeeding into mainstream advertising to remind mothers and providers how nutritious breast milk is for human babies. Their campaign is purposeful and ...

Our Bodies Are Wondrous Things, Let’s Trust Them: Featured Photographer - Lacey Barratt Photography

When I was pregnant with my first son, I always wondered what breastfeeding would feel like. If it would be ‘weird’ having another human ‘suck’ milk from my body. I thought it sounded nice, nourishing another ...

Best Response EVER to Wendy Williams RE: Alyssa Milano’s Breastfeeding: Mom Thoughts on Ignorance in the Media

In case you missed it, Wendy Williams decided to bring Alyssa Milano to her show in an effort to put breastfeeding moms sharing #brelfies in their place… [videoembed type=”youtube” ratio=”sixteen_by_nine” ...

11 Candid Photos Ode to Normalizing Black Breastfeeding Week: #BBW15 // #NormalizeBfing

Last week, I planned to capture professional quality self-portraits for Black Breastfeeding Week to share on social media. However, the convenience of smart phone photography was unbeatable and I challenged myself to only use my mobile ...

Viral Cincinnati Photo Censored by News During Breastfeeding Segment: "Stop Censoring Motherhood" Continues

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, photographer, Lauren Carson of Drawing in Light Photography, shared her collection of beautiful images of mothers breastfeeding their children. One image in particular went viral as it displayed a ...

Celebrate Breastfeeding Laws & Raise Awareness About The Laws That Don’t Exist: Breastfeeding Law Awareness Day, August 10th

It took a significant amount of planning to develop the idea for the first International Day to Normalize Breastfeeding. However, most of the difficult work began only one week before the day. We started to receive tons of requests to ...

Third Nurse-In at Idaho State Capitol for National Awareness: End the Discrimination, For Mothers & Babies

After speaking with Boise, Idaho mom, Amy Miller, about the difficulty in attempting to pass statewide breastfeeding laws to protect mothers and children from discrimination while nursing in public, it is now time that we go full swing ...

Episode #3: Black Breastfeeding History Documentary

WATCH LIVE 6/12/15 @ 830am EST   I talk with Afrykayn Moon, mother and breastfeeding advocate about her feature-length documentary film, currently in the funding stage, which focuses on exploring the disparaging breastfeeding ...

Podcast Episode #2: RECAP Nurse-In At the Today Show

Jill DeLorenzo to give a RECAP from the Nurse In At the Today Show, her Petition to NBC to Stop Shaming Breastfeeding Mothers with over 6,000 signatures, and we will talk about the 1st World Breastfeeding Week Positive Media ...

FedEx Claims Rep Offers Apology for not Shipping Breast Milk: Mom Shares Breast Milk Transport Incident

Since I was a little girl I knew that when it was my turn to become a mother, I was going to breastfeed. I grew up learning that ‘Breast is Best’, about the benefits to breastfeeding for mother and child. I have been breastfeeding my ...

12 Facts About What a “Nurse-in” Should Really Look Like: Community Trail Blazer: Jill DeLorenzo - Nurse-In At the Today Show

Jill DeLorenzo is a mother who, as she describes it, “fell into” breastfeeding activism after enduring demands to cover up or leave while nursing her children at her (now former) gym facility. She was a key part of the ...

WATCH LIVE Nurse-In RE: Kathie Lee & Hoda Label Nursing In Public TMI: Podcast Launch Event

  [videoembed type=”youtube” ratio=”sixteen_by_nine” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnPgpjtMsJw#” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”aligncenter” ] ***We ...

Advocating for Moms Did Not Come From My Personal Experience: Community Trail Blazer | Kristy Kemp, BFMT

Let me start off by saying that my love for breastfeeding certainly did not come from my own personal experience with it. When I had my son a little over 4 years ago I did not have far as much knowledge for breastfeeding and many other ...

Active Duty Military Mom’s Best Breastfeeding Resource, Hands Down: Community Trail Blazer - Robyn Roche-Paull, BS, IBCLC, LLLL

  I joined the U.S. Navy right out of high school, following in a long line of family members who have served in the military. My grandfather served in the Army in WW1, my uncle served in the Air Force during Vietnam, and my older ...

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12 Real Life Photos of Black Mothers Breastfeeding, Regardless of What Statistics Say: You Can no longer deny why We Need Black Breastfeeding Week

It is understood around the world that women of color, specifically black women, face the most complex challenges in maternal, birth, and breastfeeding support. Maternal death, black infant mortality, and black breastfeeding rates at ...

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