75+ Best Breastfeeding Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational breastfeeding quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Breastfeeding Quotes

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

Breastfeeding is not always easy, but it is always worth it.

It’s not about my right to breastfeed; it’s about my child’s right to eat.

My breastmilk is just right for my baby.

Breastfeeding is like a new job; it’s hard in the beginning, it’s easier with practice, and you don’t dare quit. Because you’ll miss out on all the rewards.

My body can provide all the nourishment my baby needs.

My favorite sound is right before a baby latches on; it’s this giggle of joy that is heaven sent. Karalynn

You are a rockstar whether you nurse for 3 days or 3 years.

Breastfeeding is empowering. It’s an accomplishment that takes dedication I didn’t realize I possessed.

Everything has changed, and yet, I am more me than I have ever been. Iain Thomas

Breastfeeding is an instrumental 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

There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one.

Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin, and the drug ecstasy all wrapped up in two pretty packages. Florence Williams

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

Breastfeeding is not always easy, but it is always worth it.

Breastfeeding is empowering. It’s an accomplishment that takes dedication that I didn’t realize I possessed.

Breastfeeding is 90% determination and 10% milk production.

Your breast milk contains 3 million germ killing cells per teaspoon. Your breastmilk is that awesome!

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

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

Breastfeeding is not a choice; it’s a responsibility.

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

I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament. Alanis Morissette

Breastfeeding is a gift that lasts a lifetime.

Breastfeeding is an instinctual and natural act, but it is also an art that is learned day by day. The reality is that almost all women can breastfeed, have enough milk for their babies and learn how to overcome problems both large and small. It is almost always simply a matter of practical knowledge and not a question of good luck. La Leche League

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 all draw is, like a mother’s breast, ever full and ever flowing. Sarah Buckley

What an honor it is to be a tiny somebody’s everything.

When you hold a child to your breast to nurse, the curve of the little head echoes exactly the curve of the breast it suckles, as though this new person truly mirrors the flesh from which it sprang. Diana Gabaldon

Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. Linda Wooten

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 baby 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 honor to be a woman. C. JoyBell C.

Some days she has no idea how she’ll do it. But, every day it still gets done.

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

No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love. Edwin Chapin

With his small head pillowed against your breast and your milk warming his insides, your baby knows a closeness to you. He is gaining a firm foundation in an important era of life  he is learning about love.

I am exactly the mom my baby needs.

When a mother nurses her baby, she is giving that child her name, her story, and her life’s song. A nursed baby will grow to be strong in body, mind, and spirit.

My husband and I share the load. I breastfeed because he can’t, and he sleeps because I can’t.

When a baby is near his source of milk and comfort, he does not have to use much energy to get his mother’s attention; he can use this energy to grow instead. Sears and Sears

I feel like a milkmaid, but it is worth it.

Breastfeeding is more than nourishment; It is an act of perseverance, vulnerability, and hope.

Breastfeeding: Because you can eat an extra 500 extra calories worth of Oreos every day.

Breastfeeding is essential, and if your baby does not receive breastmilk, he is placed at unnecessary risk.

That moment when your baby cries and your boobs are all go go gadget milk.

Your breast milk contains 3,000,000 germ killing cells per teaspoon. Your breastmilk is THAT awesome!!

Never cry over spilled milk, UNLESS it’s breast milk.

Breast Milk is love turned into food; it takes someone special to share that love.

You know you’re a breastfeeding mom when you decide what to wear based on how easily accessible your breasts will be.

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

I was really looking forward to sleeping on my stomach after giving birth.. but now I have milk boobs.

When I nursed my precious son, it was just me and him. The world fell flat, along with all my worries and frustrations. At that moment together, he was happy, and the love between us became certain. Our body rhymes would sync, our heartbeats and breath as one. This was our time. Maranda Bower

Breastfeeding: finally all those hamburgers are going to someone else’s thighs.

Breastfeeding may be normal and natural, but it’s not always simple and straightforward. It is like riding a bike; no one hops on a two wheeler the first day and rides 19 miles. We get on the bike and fall off and try again. By the end of that summer, we could ride those 10 miles with ease. Breastfeeding is the same. It’s a skill, and it takes some practice

As a breastfeeding mother, you are basically meals on heels. Kathy Lette

Many women are surprised by the passion they come to feel about breastfeeding. If you meet another breastfeeding woman anywhere in the world, you feel a connection, no matter how different her culture is, and no matter how long ago you or she breastfed your babies. Not many of us felt this passionately about breastfeeding until we did it ourselves, and many of us remember it as one of the best things we did in our lives. The experience is just that powerful.

Comfort, love and nutrition served on demand.

A pair of substantial mammary glands has the advantage over the two hemispheres of the most learned professor’s brain, in the art of compounding nutritious fluid for infants. Oliver Wendell Holmes

Don’t bite the boob that feeds you!

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

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

Mother’s milk is, I think, 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 is, I think, a symbol of compassion and human affection. The Dalai Lama

Breastmilk is better than any udder milk!

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

Mother knows breast.

Something as simple as breastfeeding could save a million children a year. Anne M. Mulcahy

May your coffee, pelvic floor, intuition and milk supply be strong.

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

I won’t give up, it gets easier.

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

When I need help, there are people I can turn to for advice and support.

Mothers and babies form an inseparable biological and social unit; the health and nutrition of one group cannot be divorced from the health and nutrition of the other. World Health Organization

My baby and I are learning together.

When she first felt her son’s groping mouth attach itself to her breast, a wave of sweet vibration thrilled deep inside and radiated to all parts of her body; it was similar to love, but it went beyond a lover’s caress; it brought a great calm happiness, a great happy calm. Milan Kundera

It’s okay if my baby nurses frequently.

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