World Breastfeeding Week – Breastfeeding around the World

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It’s World Breastfeeding Week -  So I thought I would join in the celebration by sharing some pictures of me in a few places around the world – Breastfeeding my babies.

The  theme of WBW is “Talk to me! Breastfeeding in 3D”

So here is my attempt to talk to you about breastfeeding – from the heart and to promote that it’s natural and wonderful and totally OK!

I have breastfed for the last 5 years, three children, at home and when out and about in the United States, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

At home in Massachusetts, USA breastfeeding with the dogs and little toes in my face.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I breastfeed everywhere and firmly believe that all mothers should have the right to feed their child whenever and where-ever they are, at home, at a park, at a restaurant, anywhere.

At Parco Civico in Lugano, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breastfeeding is not obscene. Breastfeeding is a gift to our children and it is perfectly natural to breastfeed near other children.

Nursing while reading to my children in New Hampshire, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I figured out how to breastfeed using a baby carrier, so often I can breastfeed “on the go” pretty much unnoticed.  I totally recommend trying it.

Nursing in the baby carrier at StoryLand – USA

Breastfeeding in carrier in Frankfurt, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are two of the more fun places I have breastfed while out and about:

The restaurant at Monte Generoso, Switzerland

The Safari Park in Pombio, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then there are all the places I don’t have a picture of…in no particular order

Shaw’s supermarket, Millbury Public Library, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, University of Iowa Conference Center, Northbridge Public Library, Opel Zoo,IKEA, Stop and Shop, UNO’s, Barnes n Nobles, Monte Tamaro, Millbury Playground,  Grafton Playground, BYFN, Malpensa Airport, Migros, Oesteria Del Theatro,Rhein-Main International Airport, Phoenix Zoo, Target, Babies R US, Toom Markt, Phillip Reis Passage, Oxford Library, Milford Hospital, Long Horns Restaurant, MOMS Club, Vacallo Playground, Phoenix Airport, Adventure Playground, PlayTown Express, Bennett…and it goes on and on…

Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

(All these pictures belong to me – please don’t use them without asking first – thanks!)

 

 

 

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I’m celebrating World Breastfeeding Week with Natural Parents Network!

You can, too — link up your breastfeeding posts from August 1-7 in the linky below, and enjoy reading, commenting on, and sharing the posts collected here and on Natural Parents Network.

 

(Visit NPN for the code to place on your blog.)

 

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Ariadne is a happy and busy mama to three children. She practices peaceful, playful, responsive parenting and is passionate about all things parenting and chocolate. Ariadne has a B.S. in Communication, is a certified Positive Discipline Parenting Educator, and has completed several graduate courses in child development, psychology and family counseling. She lives on top of a beautiful mountain with her family, one cuddly dog and "bluey" the fish.

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