21+ Quotes About Breastfeeding and Nursing A Baby

Quotes about Breastfeeding and Nursing a Baby

Breastfeeding is a mother’s gift to herself, her baby, and the earth.
Pamela K. Wiggins

The whole human world is born from the womb of mothers, and if we can't make the motherly act of breastfeeding free from stigma in such a world, then it's an insult to our very existence as a species.
Abhijit Naskar

Mother's milk is soul food for babies. The babies of the world need a lot more soul food.
Ina May Gaskin

A baby nursing at a mother's breast... is an undeniable affirmation of our rootedness in nature.
David Suzuki

There is no substitute for mother's milk.
Martin H. Fischer

When a woman is breastfeeding, the first and only thought that should appear in your mind is that the purpose of those breasts is to nourish a life, but if your mind gets either contemptuous or sexual instead, then go home and try to figure out if you are a human.
Abhijit Naskar

My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard.
David Allen

While breastfeeding may not seem the right choice for every parent, it is the best choice for every baby.
Amy Spangler

A newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three.
Grantly Dick-Read

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

A baby sucks a finger as instinctively as the breast — but the breast is better for the baby.
Martin H. Fischer

The benefits to the mother of immediate breastfeeding are innumerable, not the least of which after the weariness of labor and birth is the emotional gratification, the feeling of strength, the composure, and the sense of fulfillment that comes with the handling and suckling of the baby.
Ashley Montague

A pair of substantial mammary glands have the advantage over the two hemispheres of the most learned professor's brain in the art of compounding a nutritive fluid for infants.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment.
Honoré de Balzac

No one could give her such soothing and sensible consolation as this little three-month-old creature when he lay at her breast and she felt the movement of his lips and the snuffling of his tiny nose.
Leo Tolstoy

Breastfeeding is best-feeding.

Breastfeeding does not have to be hard. Breastfeeding is natural. With rare exceptions, it becomes hard only because of all the interference caused by the medicalization of birth and unsupportive culture. Animals breastfeed instinctively with no need for supplementation, classes, or support. We as humans also have these instincts. We have become so disconnected. Breastfeeding my children has been one of my greatest joys in life, and I am filled with sorrow when I imagine how many mothers and infants haven’t been able to experience this because of misinformation.
Adrienne Carmack

If we wear our nursing covers backwards like capes, then everyone can see we're breastfeeding superheroes.
Cassi Clark

Being a mother is the real beauty, breastfeed your child, not your beauty.
Sir PS Jagadeesh Kumar

Breastfeeding is a beautiful thing, one of the most beautiful things that exist in nature. Think about how a woman can literally feed her baby with her body! In my eyes, this is a certain form of beauty, of divinity! To know that my body can not only form and bring another human being into the world, but that I can actually feed babies with my own milk from my own breasts— that puts me in a state of awe each time I think about it. It is an honour to be a woman.
C. JoyBell C.

Humans weren't designed to consume milk from animals.
James Thomas Kesterson Jr

Bottles fill his stomach, but breastfeeding fills his soul.
Diane Wiessinger

Mother’s milk is a symbol of compassion.  Without mother’s milk we cannot survive, so our first act as a baby together with our mother is sucking milk from our mother, with a feeling of great closeness.  At that time, we may not know how to express what love is, what compassion is, but there is a strong feeling of closeness.  From the mother’s side also, if there is no strong feeling of closeness toward the baby, her milk may not flow readily.  So, mother’s milk isa symbol of compassion and human affection.
Dalai Lama

The moment she had laid the child to the breast both became perfectly calm.
Isak Dinesen

The natural power of breastfeeding is one of the greatest wonders of the world. It is about real love. It is about caring and celebrating the wondrous joy of nurturing a new life. It is about enjoying being a woman.
Anwar Fazal

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