Birth Photographer Leilani Rogers created the Breastfeeding Awareness Project, which involves breastfeeding photography in the hopes of making breastfeeding a normal part of life in our culture. She shares a bit about her project and some beautiful images with us in this article. Read more…. Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project
Midwifery Today Issue 101, Spring 2012 Theme: Breastfeeding The breastfeeding relationship can be riddled with all sorts of emotions. From incorrect information regarding milk supply to the delicate balance of hormones including oxytocin, this stage in a woman’s life can be emotional, challenging, beautiful, uncomfortable, blissful, rewarding, and sometimes controversial. In this issue of Midwifery… Read more…. Issue 101
A look at how the hormone oxytocin behaves similarly to a shy person “who does not appear among strangers or observers.
An apprentice midwife takes a critical look at our sexualized culture and defends the right to breastfeed in public. Read more…. Breastfeeding in Public
The author makes the case for a connection between natural, unmedicated birth and trouble-free breastfeeding, with a mother’s confidence in her innate abilities being the key to success in both areas.