June 1, 2013 by blue milk
Photo credit: Your Wo(Man) in Washington
Posted in babies, breastfeeding, feminism, feminist motherhood, motherhood, motherhood bliss | 8 Comments
I love that photo so much. It’s adorable and stands for so many things.
Damn – I obviously wore all the wrong things when I was breastfeeding! This is what we should be demanding from our maternity clothing stores, not those shirts with the little holes under the pockets!
So that’s where Superman got all his strength!
I get it – she’s a super mom. But does this perpetuate the idea of a woman/mother with superhuman abilities, which leads so many women to feel like failures when they can’t be ‘super’ at everything?
I take your point. I read it more as breastfeeding doesn’t have to be this solemn moment you only have in complete privacy. I’ve collected a few other images over time with this idea:
I love her face for this photo – so self-assured and confident!
Reblogged this on scimumblog.
This is amazing. Breastfeeding is hard work but this is exactly how women who manage it should feel!
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