25 Historical Images that Normalize Breastfeeding

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1. A Mother Feeding Her Baby at a Chattanooga Bus Stop – 1943

A Mother Feeding Her Baby at a Chattanooga Bus Stop - 1943

2. A Mother Feeding Her Baby at the Beach – 1930s

A Mother Feeding Her Baby at the Beach - 1930s

3. Depression-era Breastfeeding

Depression-era Breastfeeding

4. French Mothers in a Paris Doctors Office Waiting Room – 1946

French Mothers in a Paris Doctors Office Waiting Room - 1946

5. Breastfeeding in Church – 1871

Breastfeeding in Church - 1871

6. Mother and Baby – c.1900

Mother and Baby - c.1900

7. Breastfeeding on Sesame Street – 1977

Breastfeeding on Sesame Street - 1977

8. Leonardo Da Vinci Painting of Mary and Jesus

Mary BFing Jesus Leonardo Da Vinci

9. Breastfeeding at an Outdoor Meeting

Breastfeeding at an Outdoor Meeting 1940's

10. Japanese Art Depicting Breastfeeding – 1700s

Japanese Art Depicting Breastfeeding - 1700s

11. “Hi Mom!” Vintage Postcard

“Hi Mom!” Vintage Postcard

12. Children’s Book Depicting Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding

Children’s Book Depicting Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding

13. Nursing Outside

Nursing Outside

14. Breastfeeding in the 1950s

Breastfeeding in the 1950s

15. 1920s

1920s

16. Victorian Era Mother and Baby

Victorian Era Mother and Baby

17. Front Porch – 1898

Front Porch - 1898

18. Gabriel Joseph de Froment, Baron de Castille, Princess Hermine Aline Dorothée de Rohan and Family – 19th Century

French Royal Family - 19th Century

19. 1891

1891

20. Wyspiański – Breastfeeding Painting – 1905

Wyspiański - Breastfeeding Painting - 1905

21. Part of the Family

1930s

22. WPA Breastfeeding Advocacy Poster – 1930s

WPA Breastfeeding Advocacy Poster - 1930s

23. AND WHAT ABOUT…

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24. But this…

1891

25. So Now You Know…

BFing at the mall

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