Parenting and Breastfeeding Slogans to Inspire you
Breastfeeding reminds us of the universal truth of abundance; the more we give out, the more we are filled up, and that divine nourishment – the source from which we all draw is, like a mother’s breast, ever full and ever flowing.
– Sara Buckley
“So quiet down cobwebs, dust go to sleep. I’m rocking my baby and babies don’t keep.” – Ruth Hulburt Hamilton
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
The days are long, but the years are short – Gretchen Rubin
I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament. ~Alanis Morissette, quoted in Reader’s Digest, March 2000
“If we wear our nursing covers backwards like capes, then everyone can see we’re breastfeeding superheroes.”
― Cassi Clark,
My body, my life, became the landscape of my son’s life. I am no longer merely a thing living in the world; I am a world.”
― Sarah Manguso,
“Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin, and the drug ecstasy all wrapped up in two pretty packages.” ―Florence Williams
Everything has changed, and yet, I am more me than I have ever been – Iain Thomas
Breastfeeding is an unsentimental metaphor for how love works, in a way. You don’t decide how much and how deeply to love you respond to the beloved, and give with joy exactly as much as they want.
– Marni Jackson
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
I’m an advocate of ‘indiscreet’ breastfeeding – the more that people see babies at the breast, the more normal it will be.
– Dr. Jack Newman
And I think I will end on this note:
Don’t bite the boob that feeds you – Unknown
What is your favourite parenting or breastfeeding quote?