Breastfeeding Turn of the Century

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 17:01
Submitted by Carlin Ross

I adore this picture...notice she's not using one of those ridiculous breastfeeding covers. 

Photograph by Louis Fleckenstein

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That's lovely!

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 15:11
Jake E

I love the way they're looking into each others eyes :) 

It is a beautiful image. FYI

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 18:43

It is a beautiful image.
FYI I never used a BF cape/cover-up but they are useful when children get a little older and are too distracted too feed concertedly. That leaves women with their breast and nipple on show for most of the feed, and their child still hungry. It's very funny in the right company, and extremely amusing when milk sprays across the room during let-down because a child is smiling at a passing stranger, but can be a real bother in a conveyancers office!
I always thought women were too prudish to feed publicly, but it's not that simple. 

looking into each other's eyes

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 16:14

Ever wonder why you can see the whites of humans' eyes? This is how babies identify their mothers, through the shape of their eyes. And the photo above is indicative of how an infant's brain develops; without this back-and-forth, our human brains develop incompletely, which sadly has a lot to do with what's wrong with our world. The part of the brain where empathy resides is also interestingly the part of the brain where consequences are understood. It is no accident that people who care nothing for others' welfare are destroying our planet.