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This Photographer Captures Astonishing Photos Of Mothers Breastfeeding In Public

Breastfeeding is the first step to sound and immune health of one's baby. It's a bond which binds the mother and her baby in the most pious way. It is must for a baby to be breastfed for at least a year. Even after well known with the importance of mother's milk, feeding baby in public is discouraged.

Ivette Ivens, a 25-year-old photographer, from Chicago, who considers breastfeeding in public a regular thing and expressed her thoughts through her photography series of Moms Breastfeeding in Public. She is a mother of two kids and believes a kid must be fed whenever needed. She has been feeding her older kid till the age of three giving no heed to whether being in a party, market or church.

She's planning to release her book Breastfeeding Goddess this year. She also held an exhibition in Chicago recently, titled 'I Breastfeed My Toddler'. Below are some of the family photographer's incredible photographs.

This Photographer Captures Astonishing Photos Of Mothers Breastfeeding In Public

This Photographer Captures Astonishing Photos Of Mothers Breastfeeding In Public

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The strength to deeply love one's child despite the tantrums and arguments comes with breastfeeding.

The strength to deeply love one's child despite the tantrums and arguments comes with breastfeeding.

Mother- baby bond is the greatest symbol of love.

Mother- baby bond is the greatest symbol of love.

Breast-milk has nutrients which can be easily absorbed by the baby, unlike artificially fed milk.

Breast-milk has nutrients which can be easily absorbed by the baby, unlike artificially fed milk.

Breastfeeding builds a foundation of trust and comfort for the baby which lasts for life.

Breastfeeding builds a foundation of trust and comfort for the baby which lasts for life.

Breastfeeding gives the best skin-to-skin contact between the baby and mother,also known as 'Kangaroo care', something very needful for emotional growth of both of them.

Breastfeeding gives the best skin-to-skin contact between the baby and mother,also known as 'Kangaroo care', something very needful for emotional growth of both of them.

Mother's milk has antibodies which the baby needs to stay immune and healthy.

Mother's milk has antibodies which the baby needs to stay immune and healthy.

Breastfeeding is nature's health plan.

Breastfeeding is nature's health plan.

Proteins in mother's milk is easily metabolized after reaching baby's body, and helps in growth.

Proteins in mother's milk is easily metabolized after reaching baby's body, and helps in growth.

While feeding the baby, an eye-contact between the mother and her baby takes place, which strengthens their relationship. Mothers love to look at their child smiling while feeding. Why cover the baby then?

While feeding the baby, an eye-contact between the mother and her baby takes place, which strengthens their relationship. Mothers love to look at their child smiling while feeding. Why cover the baby then?

Breastfeeding protects the baby from allergies and boosts its intelligence. I wonder why such a holy act is considered offending by some people!

Breastfeeding protects the baby from allergies and boosts its intelligence. I wonder why such a holy act is considered offending by some people!

Breastfeeding connects a baby with its mother in the best way possible.

Breastfeeding connects a baby with its mother in the best way possible.

Researches show that babies are not comfortable getting covered while being fed. This way their emotional growth is affected.

Researches show that babies are not comfortable getting covered while being fed. This way their emotional growth is affected.

Breastfeeding is a bond of lifetime between a mother and her child.

Breastfeeding is a bond of lifetime between a mother and her child.

The feeling of seeing one's baby grow and thrive on her milk empowers a woman like nothing else.

The feeling of seeing one's baby grow and thrive on her milk empowers a woman like nothing else.

I make milk. What's your superpower?

I make milk. What's your superpower?

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