breastfeeding

Before You Tell Black Women To Breastfeed, Consider This

Things need to change to increase Black breastfeeding rates.

A clear medical bias and the stresses of new motherhood, often leaves Black women unsupported on their breastfeeding journeys.

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Consent Is Best: Let's Stop Shaming Mothers Into Breastfeeding

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When I first realized I wasn’t going to really breastfeed, I was determined that everyone knew why. We need to stop shaming mothers into breastfeeding.

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Did You "Fail" At Breastfeeding? It Might Have Contributed To Your Postpartum Depression

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We need to know that the way we frame infant feeding can impact mothers, for better or worse. And we need to recognize that when we impact a mother’s feelings about herself, we impact her baby — and when we impact her baby, we impact our future.

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Why Do We Need Black Breastfeeding Week?

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When we see each other, we see ourselves. And when we see ourselves, we know we are strong and capable and worthy.

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10 Reasons Not To Feel Ashamed About Bottle Feeding

3. You’re not neglecting your child's needs, promise.

In case someone comes out of the woodwork and goes extra hard with the mom-shaming for choosing to bottle feed, here are some really important reasons not to feel ashamed.

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Sex While Breastfeeding? What Say Ye?

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This doesn't surprise me — people don't even like to talk about breastfeeding. Adding in sex? Forget it.

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I Don't Care If You Don't Like It: You Are Not Entitled To Your Sh*tty Instagram Comment 

Pregnant AND breastfeeding. Come at me.

I’ve run out of patience. I’ve run out of polite ways to say sit down and shut up.

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The Story Behind The Breastfeeding Photo That Pissed Off The Internet

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What is it like being boob shamed and tattoo shamed 20 years after the fact?

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What Do Mothers Around The Globe Know About Breastfeeding, That American Moms Don’t?   

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Science, as it turns out, is not the answer to everything — certainly not breastfeeding.

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News Flash: Pressuring Moms To Breastfeed Is Stressing Them The Eff Out

Breastfeeding doesn't work all the time for everyone. That's okay.

There is nothing in the world that quite compares to the joyous feeling of bringing a new baby home.

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