There's a good reason the hashtags #Brelfies and #NormalizeBreastfeeding are trending — mothers are fighting for the right to share their breastfeeding photos on social media in hopes of making the topic more mainstream and less taboo. Even celebrity moms have joined in on the heated discussion. Gisele Bündchen was not shy when she shared the famous snap of her nursing baby Vivian, while Olivia Wilde took a stance on the breastfeeding topic by gracing the pages of Glamour with her son, Otis, nursing.
After all, nursing is a natural act between Mama and baby. Whether you decide to breastfeed your child for six months or two years, the sweet moments deserve to be celebrated. Ahead, photographers captured the intimate connections of mothers nursing their children, from newborns to toddlers. Read on to see all the stunning images at every stage of the process and see moms who pulled double-duty by breastfeeding two kids at once.