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 ...

Washington, DC – Normalize Breastfeeding Tour: Breastfeeding Laws & Combat Boots

Only one word describes my trip to Ashburn, Virginia and Washington, DC — unforgettable. Friday afternoon, I was invited to present my work at the Loudon County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting, which was held at the INOVA Natural ...

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 ...

44 Gallons of Breast Milk, Almost Down the Drain: Community Trail Blazer: Gina Tang - The Soular Power System

It all started because I wanted to get my milk supply up and running strong—the better to shed baby weight, and offset the effects of six sedentary weeks of postpartum. Of course I was motivated by the prospect of nurturing my child ...

10 Photographs that Bring Attention to Breastfeeding Laws

National Breastfeeding Month is well underway and ironically we are seeing more discrimination, harassment, and public shaming of breastfeeding mothers now that the national celebration has begun. As the first 7 days focused on the ...

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 ...

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 ...

If You’re Engorged, Don’t Pump: Community Trail Blazer: Laura Delmonico, Nationwide Nurse-In

When I found out that I was pregnant with my daughter, Annelyne, I had no doubt in my mind that I was going to breastfeed her. She latched right away and I told the nurse that I didn’t need a visit from the lactation consultant ...

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 ...

Reading About the Benefits of Breastfeeding Helped me Make My Decision: Community Trailblazer, Kristina Pulistar - Founder of Milk for Brixton Project

No one in my immediate family breastfed, I was never around it, in fact I had never even SEEN someone nurse their baby until I was 23 years old. I was a nanny and the mother nursed her baby on her work from home days. It wasn’t ...

How Public Breastfeeding Photography is Changing the World: Community Trail Blazer, Leilani Rogers - Founder of the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project

I have 4 children, ages 8 to 15. I breastfed them all, but it was a tough journey. Breastfeeding was very important to me, it just did not come easy.  My first 2 babies were premature, and that presented some unique ...

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A long, long road to Exclusively Breastfeeding my Baby: Breastfeeding Story by Vanessa Simmons

Ever since I was a little girl, my plan was to follow in my mother’s footsteps by birthing naturally and by breastfeeding my babies. I am extremely grateful that she provided this example for me because it has fostered health and ...

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