37 Moms Fighting the Stigma of Extended Breastfeeding With Gorgeous Photos
No matter what your journey with feeding your child has looked like — whether you breastfed or formula-fed — being able to nourish your babies from birth is a beautiful thing. For some moms, breastfeeding into toddlerhood is what worked best for their family, and so many of those moms, in an attempt to normalize breastfeeding in all its forms, have shared stunning photos of them nursing their babies.
Whether it was a snap Dad took right at home or a professional photo taken in a serene setting, each and every one of these moms' extended breastfeeding photos is too beautiful for words — see for yourself.
That sweet, sweet eye contact is full of so much love.
We'd also like to have our lunch in this glorious-looking spot, please and thank you.
A little creek-side dining for one, please!
The way this little guy is resting his head on mama is too pure.
This mama joked about her little girl getting some "stew-infused milk."
The cherry blossoms pictured are nowhere near the most beautiful part of this snap.
The look of love in this mama's eyes says it all.
Sunshine, Mom's embrace, and a snack — sounds like an ideal situation.
We love the way this sweet pea is peeking up at the camera.
This serene snap is so gorgeous.
"Shhh, Mom, I'm busy."
Multitasking at its finest!
Despite doing what works best for her family, this mom struggled with extended nursing and says moms "shouldn't be made to feel ashamed to be doing something so normal."
Standing and feeding a toddler? Now that's talent.
Nearing what seems like it may be the end of her breastfeeding journey with her son, this mom was feeling a mix of emotions as she shared this image.
Even in his Sunday best, this little guy was ready to roll.
This cutie's smile is too adorable to handle.
The composition of this serious snap is utterly breathtaking.
This mom admits to becoming much more open-minded now that she's a mother, especially since her philosophy on breastfeeding used to be "when they can ask for it, they're too old!"
Even at the beach, baby's gotta eat!
The bond between this mom and her daughter is so apparent and so beautiful.
Even on her wedding day, mama was ready for her little guy's meals.
We love the matching haircuts this mama and kiddo trio sported during this sweet photo shoot!
This mom shared a gorgeous outdoor photo in honor of Mother's Day.
This mom posed to reverse the "stigma on breastfeeding, and especially on extended nursing."
Dinner al fresco during a sunset on the beach — does it get any better?
We love the way this photographer got baby's direct eye contact for the shot.
This trio was all giggles during a tandem nursing session.
We can't get enough of this little lady's sweet facial expression and relaxed position.
Along with nursing, this silly little one snacked on her foot.
From the matching outfits to the identical baby poses, these moms coordinated every detail.
This mama prepared her little guy for sleep with a feed and a "magic purple bath" — how dreamy.
Well, if this isn't the coziest scene ever, we're not sure what is.
We love the "I got this" look on Mom's face in this shot!
Outnumbered is an understatement here, but this mama is handling it!