The posed for Australian birth photographer Lacey Barratt's latest photo series. Sharing the image on her Facebook page, Barratt speaks out about the possibilities of breastfeeding. Adoptive parents, surrogacy parents, you can breastfeed your baby! Have donor milk? The possibilities are endless, and should be respected as a heterosexual couple is. The Daily Mail reports Steph stimulated her breasts every two hours for ten minutes using a hospital grade breast pump.
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All rights reserved. Intimate, bonding, comforting — yes. But sexual? Breastfeeding moms know the truth: the moment your nipple becomes a source of food for a hungry mouth, breasts are no longer even really breasts. They're just flesh bottles that happen to be attached to your body. Anyway, a mom from Austin, Texas, recently shared a photo on Instagram to try to put the matter to rest. This feels scary to share but also liberating and necessary.
By now, most of us have heard all about the controversial TIME cover published earlier this month. Here is Part 1. The way a woman feels about her body when breastfeeding is incredibly complex. The site, The Shape of a Mother, offers a safe space for moms to explore how they feel about the dual and often conflicting role of their bodies.
New York-based photographer Tina Boyadjieva has created a gorgeous collection of photos that shows women feeding their babies in different countries across the globe. Boyadjieva travelled to 19 countries including Sri Lanka, Uganda, Peru and Argentina, to photograph nursing mothers from different backgrounds and ethnicities and talk to them about their experiences of breastfeeding. The RCM believes that breastfeeding also has a positive impact on mother-baby relationships and nurturing of maternal and infant mental health. Women should not feel guilty or embarrassed about breastfeeding in public and as a society we must continue to develop a culture of positive support for women who wish to breastfeed.