Intimate, bonding, comforting — yes. But sexual? Breastfeeding moms know the truth: the moment your nipple becomes a source of food for a hungry mouth, breasts are no longer even really breasts. They're just flesh bottles that happen to be attached to your body. Anyway, a mom from Austin, Texas, recently shared a photo on Instagram to try to put the matter to rest.
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Generally speaking, breastfeeding your husband, boyfriend, or partner is OK. It's not perverted or wrong if you want your spouse to breastfeed, or if your partner asks to taste your breast milk and try breastfeeding. Many men are curious about breastfeeding, and they're still sexually interested in the breasts even when they're producing breast milk. Plus, many women are more sensitive to breast stimulation during this time and enjoy the sensation of breastfeeding their partners. Sharing this intimate experience with your husband, boyfriend, or partner can be satisfying for both of you, and it can even bring you closer together as a couple.
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As a photographer and doula, Trina Cary constantly sees how incredible the female body is and just how strong new moms are. But this photographer from Canada also knows that not every mom feels empowered during her postpartum journey, especially if she's breastfeeding, and Cary wants to change that. In order to capture this magic while working in Australia, Cary invited a group of diverse nursing moms for a beach photo shoot -- and how the day progressed is nothing short of breathtaking. I couldn't wipe the smile from my face," she wrote on her blog. The whole evening was oozing with empowerment, support, and love.
After photos from her Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project PABP spread widely across the Internet last August, photographer and mom of four Leilani Rogers is continuing to normalize the sight of nursing and support lactating moms. She's also invited other parents and photographers to share their own breastfeeding images on the project's Facebook page or on their own social media accounts with the hashtag PBAP Rogers was inspired by her own experiences with breastfeeding to launch the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project in , she told The Huffington Post. Though she overcame challenges with mastitis, bad latches, low supply, plugged ducts, thrush, staph infections and more, she says the one issue she was never able to face was her fear of breastfeeding in public. Not to be ashamed of my body.