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Breastfeeding in Public

'The Mindy Project' Tackles The Struggles Of Breastfeeding In Public

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents

A new episode of "The Mindy Project" has highlighted the shame many moms experience when they breastfeed their children in public. (Warning...

Mom's Viral Breastfeeding Selfie Sends A Strong Message

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.05.2015 | Parents

A 21-year-old mom got straight to the point in her viral breastfeeding selfie.  On Sept. 27, Jennifer Taylor posted a photo of herself nursi...

Gym Apologizes To Mom After Barring Her From Breastfeeding In Women's Locker Room

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.18.2015 | Parents

A mom-of-two felt "embarrassed" and "degraded" after she was allegedly kicked out of a local gym's locker room for trying to breastfeed her baby in on...

Breastfeeding Mom Is 'Humiliated' After Being Told To Nurse In Marshalls Bathroom Stall

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.14.2015 | Parents

Oregon mom Karina Gomez says she was "humiliated" when a Marshalls store employee instructed her to breastfeed her baby in a bathroom stall. ...

Stunning Photo Shows Soldiers Breastfeeding In Full Uniform

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.15.2015 | Parents

In the late ‘90s, when Tara Ruby was in the U.S. Air Force, support for breastfeeding moms “wasn’t even an option or a consideration...

18 Times Breastfeeding Was Portrayed Onscreen, For Better Or Worse

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents

Breastfeeding has appeared onscreen in various films and television shows for years, as a way to educate children, create a relatable plot line or eve...

25 Candid Photos That Show Breastfeeding Is Beautiful, Wherever You Nurse

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents

After photos from her Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project (PABP) spread widely across the Internet last August, photographer and mom of f...

19 Moms Show There's No One Right Way To Feed A Baby

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents

Two months after her "United We Feed" photo series went viral, photographer Caitlin Domanico is still expanding her inclusive project about the m...

What Happened After This Broadcaster Breastfed Her Baby On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.13.2015 | Parents

Journalist and television personality Dil Wickremasinghe attracted a lot of positive and negative attention last week after she breastfed her baby du...

Photos Of Moms Breastfeeding In Hawaii Are As Gorgeous As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents

There are few things more natural and beautiful than a mother nurturing her child, which is why birth and breastfeeding photographer Sophia Costa ...

My Apology Letter To Breastfeeding Moms

Christy DeGallerie | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents
Christy DeGallerie

Keep ignoring the continuous weird looks from strangers while you're nursing. Think of me, and how I've changed; know that there is hope, and ignorance can fade.

4 Awesome Innovations That Support Breastfeeding Moms

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.07.2015 | Parents

Breastfeeding ultimately comes down to two people -- a mother and her baby. But there is so much that can be done to nurture that relationship. Exper...

36 Celebrity Breastfeeding Moments From The Past 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.05.2015 | Parents

While the whole "celebrities are just like us" cliché often seems like a bit of stretch, there is one area where Hollywood moms have shown...

An Argentinian Politician Breastfed In Parliament. The Rest Is Viral History.

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.27.2015 | Parents

Argentinian legislator and human rights activist Victoria Donda Pérez attracted a lot of online attention after she breastfed her 8-month-old d...

Why Breastfeeding Moms Are Praising Target

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.14.2015 | Parents

Parents are sending virtual kudos to Target this week after a photo of the company's breastfeeding policy started circulating across Facebook.  ...

Moms Breastfeed Outside To Spread A Message About Confidence

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.10.2015 | Parents

Photographer and mom of four Erin White was having a hard time breastfeeding when a creative project gave her the boost of confidence she needed. ...

New Right to Breastfeed Law Goes Into Effect in Virginia

Jennifer Brenan | Posted 07.07.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Brenan

On July 1st 2015 the right to breastfeed law went into effect. What a wonderful victory for breastfeeding mothers in the state of Virginia. Feel free to nurse proudly wherever and whenever you want, without a cover, without being asked to move, and without fearing the need to breastfeed in a car, bathroom or other private location.

Breastfeeding Moms' Brilliant Response To 'Cover Yourself' Sign

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents

When the organizers of the Breastfeeding Mama Talk support group came across a sign telling moms to cover themselves while nursing, they had a brillia...

In Defense of the 'Brelfie'

Jennifer Brenan | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Brenan

We are not taking brelfies for attention. We are taking them to establish breastfeeding as a normal part of taking care of a baby.

Moms Stage NBC Nurse-In After Hoda Kotb's Controversial Breastfeeding Comment

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.27.2015 | Parents

NBC's "Today" is under fire for airing a segment that shamed moms who post breastfeeding photos on social media. During their "OK! Or Not OK" segm...

19 Works Of Art That Show Breastfeeding Has Always Been Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents

With the way breastfeeding mothers are often treated in public, one would think that nursing a baby is some sort of taboo, new age practice. But as th...

The Misconceptions of Not Breastfeeding

Robin Cassady | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Robin Cassady

Breastfeeding is a topic of conversation all over the world for numerous reasons. The biggest disappointment in regards to this topic is how the mothers that choose not to breastfeed are being thrown into the lion's den.

10 Photos Of Mothers Nursing In Nature To Normalize Breastfeeding

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents

For photographer and mother of two Ivette Ivens, taking pictures of breastfeeding moms has personal meaning. "Every time I nurse my baby with my burp-...

ICYMI: Gender Bias, Sleep Justice And Iceland's Genetic Experiment

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. During this last week in March, we were captivated by the story of Iceland's cache of genetic ...

'Walking Dead' Actor Becomes A Breastfeeding Ally With Awesome Nursing Photo

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.24.2015 | Parents

Dad, model, and "Walking Dead" actor Norman Reedus can add "breastfeeding ally" to his resume. Before the AMC show's newest episode on Sunday, Reedus ...