Breastfeeding is as old as the human race. Over the years, this bonding experience has inspired countless poems, soliloquies, dedications and writings. Here are just a few of my favorite, Beautiful Breastfeeding Quotes. Some offer encouragement while others smack at the humor this journey holds.
While not every quote was spoken with Breastfeeding in mind, they all speak to ME in terms of nursing.
Beautiful Breastfeeding Quotes
While breastfeeding may not seem the right choice for every parent, it is the best choice for every baby. ~ Amy Spangler
Breastmilk is love turned into food it takes someone special to share that love. ~ Human Milk 4 Human Babies
It is the lucky child who still breastfeeds past two years old. ~ Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop
Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality. ~Iris Marion Young
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. ~ Rajneesh
All I ever heard was everyone bitch about [breastfeeding], nobody ever said ‘You are not going to believe how emotional this is. ~ Actress Jennifer Garner
Does breast milk come in chocolate? ~ Author Unknown
I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament. ~ Singer-songwriter Alanis Morrissette
Breastfeeding’s worst enemy is separation. ~ Dr. Nils Bergman
Breastfeeding is a mother’s gift to herself, her baby, and the earth. ~ Pamela K. Wiggins
Nursing does not diminish the beauty of a woman’s breasts; it enhances their charm by making them look lived in and happy. ~ Robert A. Heinlein
Breast milk is better than any udder milk! ~ Author Unknown
Mother’s milk, time-tested for millions of years, is the best nutrient for babies because it is nature’s perfect food. ~ Robert S. Mendelsohn
When we trust the makers of baby formula more than we do our own ability to nourish our babies, we lose a chance to claim an aspect of our power as women. Thinking that baby formula is as good as breast milk is believing that thirty years of technology is superior to three million years of nature’s evolution. Countless women have regained trust in their bodies through nursing their children, even if they weren’t sure at first that they could do it. It is an act of female power, and I think of it as feminism in its purest form. ~ Christine Northrup
Breast Feeding should not be attempted by fathers with hairy chests, since they can make the baby sneeze and give it wind. ~ Mike Harding
What about you, what is YOUR favorite Breastfeeding Quote or Slogan? Leave a comment – I would love to know!