After photos from her Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project PABP spread widely across the Internet last August, photographer and mom of four Leilani Rogers is continuing to normalize the sight of nursing and support lactating moms. She's also invited other parents and photographers to share their own breastfeeding images on the project's Facebook page or on their own social media accounts with the hashtag PBAP Rogers was inspired by her own experiences with breastfeeding to launch the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project in , she told The Huffington Post. Though she overcame challenges with mastitis, bad latches, low supply, plugged ducts, thrush, staph infections and more, she says the one issue she was never able to face was her fear of breastfeeding in public. Not to be ashamed of my body. Not to be self-conscious about openly doing what nature intended.
19 Intimate Photos of Mothers and Their Babies That Show the Beauty of Breastfeeding
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When Ivette Ivens was 13, she knew she wanted to be a photographer. Like so many of us before we become mothers, she had no idea that her career -- in fact, her entire life -- would be changed by motherhood. That's why her work, and upcoming book, focuses on breastfeeding, showing mothers nursing in natural spaces to capture how beautiful and normal breastfeeding is. Now an acclaimed baby photographer and a breastfeeding advocate, Ivette has shot thousands of moms who want to take a stand against the stigma of breastfeeding. These are women who were told that what they are doing is gross, inappropriate, or downright wrong. As you'll see in her pictures, Ivens has completely proven her critics wrong, creating ethereal images of motherhood that could be in a museum. From the moment that online trolls caused her to change her entire career, to the forthcoming book of photographs she's publishing in , Ivens has one message for nursing moms: Don't ever feel ashamed.
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Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. Photographer Ivette Ivens wants to make public breastfeeding the norm.
Breastfeeding is a beautiful thing. While it takes time, dedication, and a whole lot of patience, a lot of moms agree it's totally worth the effort and the cost of the truffles you may rub on your nipples. In case you need a reminder of just how stunning the mother-child bond can be, here are some gorgeous portraits of women nursing their children that will make you want to call your mom. Angel Murphy Photography. Alicia Thurston Photography.