Although Facebook has a bad reputation for being breastfeeding friendly, (repeatedly deleting peoples accounts for showing pictures of breastfeeding which are classed as obscene) there are lots of breastfeeding friendly pages and groups on there.
Here are some of my favorites, if you have any others please feel free to add to the list. They are in no particular order, just as they came up They are generally pretty active and they are on my like list of groups and pages.
A collection of photos & art prints showing nursing mothers (many in public situations) to educate & inform people about the normalcy of breastfeeding in public. All photos & prints are publicly available through various libraries & repositories.
Our goal is to normalize breastfeeding, support mothers, and encourage the WHO code for the marketing of breastmilk substitutes.
The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and those involved in their care.
BfN Supporterline 0300 100 0210
BMBFA is a non-profit organization increasing awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding throughout the African American community.
Are you currently or did you breastfeed your baby while serving in the US Military?
Please share your breastfeeding experiences and find information and support here.
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A place to celebrate normal term nursing. Where breastfeeding toddlers are not repressed, intimidated or told they are doing something unnatural.
The World Health Organisation states that every infant should be allowed to breastfeed for a minimum of two years, and thereafter for as long and both mother and child mutually desire.
Breastfeeding Community provides support through awareness. The website has a database of breastfeeding support groups covering the whole of the UK, and yes, that does include Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales too! The infomation on the groups can be accessed via an interactive map.
I have produced ‘Just Call Me Daisy: Breastfeeding Mothers Stories’ whch will be published in September 2009.
This book is a collection of true breastfeeding stories and poems which tol give encouragement to other mums during breastfeeding. Each short story/poem will help motivate whilst provide comfort, laughter and a thoroughly enjoyable read.
You can pre-order a copy now: http://www.countrybookshop.co.uk/books/index.phtml?whatfor=9781907219030
“Mothering Multiples” provides valuable information with an emphasis on breastfeeding of and attachment-style parenting with twins, triplets or more.
I want to try to dispell some of the myths of breastfeeding which still exist in the popular press today. We’ve heard about the benefits, but a variety of myths persist & some women even believe the myth that b’feeding will make their boobs droopy!
Ann Sinnott wrote BOC to defend children, support long-term breastfeeding women AND to educate health professionals about the realities of sustained breastfeeding.
Contents, extracts and review comments can be seen under Notes.
A Breastfeeding pub where we laugh, cry, share and provide information and support for breastfeeding moms everywhere. With a varied group of contributors, product reviews, anecdotes and hard facts we hope to show the world just how awesome breastfeeding can be.
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is a worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation.
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Set up in 2003 as a reaction to negative comments when owner Lisa Cole (aka Moomum) was breastfeeding in public. Lactivist t-shirts are now breastfeeding cult classics.
www.lactivist.net is the Lactation Activists website for breastfeeding news and views.