Breastfeeding

My Husband Ordered Me to Stop Breastfeeding Our Baby Because of My Sister-in-Law

My Husband Ordered Me to Stop Breastfeeding Our Baby Because of My Sister-in-Law
Family & kids
2 months ago

Parenting comes with its share of challenges, particularly when external influences impact the decisions you make. Recently, a woman found herself in a disagreement with her husband due to her sister-in-law’s interference with her parenting choices. This clash between personal autonomy and familial expectations led her to reach out to Bright Side for advice on navigating this delicate situation and finding a solution.

A Mom Refused to Hide While Breastfeeding Her Baby and Gave the Perfect Answer to Haters

A Mom Refused to Hide While Breastfeeding Her Baby and Gave the Perfect Answer to Haters
Family & kids
4 months ago

Breastfeeding, a natural and age-old practice, has become a source of discomfort and judgment for many mothers when performed in public. Ashley Kaidel, a proactive advocate for mothers’ rights, took a stand against this societal stigma after facing disapproval while breastfeeding her baby in a restaurant. In the eight years since she shared her experience on social media, Kaidel’s message has resonated, sparking conversations about the need to support and empower breastfeeding mothers in public spaces.

I Caught My Mother-In-Law Breastfeeding My Baby

I Caught My Mother-In-Law Breastfeeding My Baby
Family & kids
6 months ago

When you become parents, it can switch things up in your lives, especially in how you relate to your extended family. Some find that having a child strengthens family bonds, while others might face ongoing conflicts with relatives—just like what happened to a Reddit user, SammyandMe35 who caught her mother-in-law sneakily breastfeeding his newborn baby.He is a single father who was mourning the loss of his wife Anne, 34, shortly after the birth of their first child Sammy. He has captured the internet’s attention with his recent post."I am a widower. I lost my wife (Anne 34) just minutes after she gave birth to our first baby (Sammy). She had a difficult pregnancy so I took an indefinite leave 3 months before she was due. Sammy’s 4 months old now and before I went back to work, I told my MIL (Sandra 56) about my plans and if she can recommend a nanny to take care of my daughter when I work. She offered to do it (nanny) for free.

Rumer Willis’ Viral Breastfeeding Picture Sparks Controversy

Rumer Willis’ Viral Breastfeeding Picture Sparks Controversy
People
9 months ago

Rumer Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, recently shared a photo of herself breastfeeding her daughter Louetta on Instagram. The post was part of her 35th birthday celebration, which she marked by reflecting on her first year as a mother. In the post, she wrote that she has never felt as beautiful as she does now that she is a mother.While Willis often shares snippets of her life on social media, this particular photo sparked a discussion when a fan asked why she chose to share it. In response, Willis clapped back with an empowering message celebrating motherhood’s beauty and power.

Ashley Graham Explains Why She Stopped Breastfeeding Her 5-Month-Old Twins

Ashley Graham Explains Why She Stopped Breastfeeding Her 5-Month-Old Twins

Ashley Graham is one of the most relatable models and public figures out there. After becoming the first-ever plus-size model to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, she has made it her mission to spread the body positivity message. And since Graham is keeping it real in every aspect of her life, she also held nothing back throughout her pregnancies, showing what it really takes to be a mom.

“I Will Keep Going Until They Want to Stop,” a Mom Who Was Criticized for Breastfeeding Her 5-Year-Old Son Explains Why This Should Be a Normal Practice

“I Will Keep Going Until They Want to Stop,” a Mom Who Was Criticized for Breastfeeding Her 5-Year-Old Son Explains Why This Should Be a Normal Practice

Breast milk is called “liquid gold” because of all the nutrition it brings to the infant. Lauren McLeod, a 29-year-old mom from Australia, believes in the health benefits of breastfeeding and is actually still doing this with her 5-year-old child. However, she was criticized by people who find it unacceptable to breastfeed older kids. But McLeod defends her actions and explains why society needs to remove this negative stigma.

20 Mothers Who Decided Against Breastfeeding Shared Honest Reasons Why

20 Mothers Who Decided Against Breastfeeding Shared Honest Reasons Why

Living in an era where breastfeeding is strongly encouraged can make mothers feel pressured to breastfeed their babies and feel guilty if they don’t. Not being able to breastfeed or simply not wanting to often leaves women feeling misunderstood and disappointed. There aren’t many moms who are brave enough to openly discuss the lesser-known sides of breastfeeding, so every experience shared online seems precious.

7 Tips to Make Breastfeeding a Comfortable Experience

7 Tips to Make Breastfeeding a Comfortable Experience
Family & kids
2 years ago

Breastfeeding is one of the most intimate moments you can share with your baby. It promotes healthy weight gain, makes your baby experience fewer digestive problems, such as colic or gas, and strengthens their immune system. However, this experience can also be rather challenging, especially for new moms.

10 Misconceptions About Breastfeeding Many Women Still Believe to be True

10 Misconceptions About Breastfeeding Many Women Still Believe to be True
Family & kids
2 years ago

There are beliefs that can cause a mother to abandon breastfeeding prematurely or engage in wrong practices that make it more difficult for her. However, breastfeeding is vital: it brings many benefits to the baby’s health and strengthens the bond it has with its mother. In fact, breast milk is recommended as an exclusive food for the first 6 months and up to 2 years of age with complementary foods. That’s why it is crucial to weed through some false beliefs about the act.

15 Celebrity Moms Who Proudly Normalize Breastfeeding in Public

15 Celebrity Moms Who Proudly Normalize Breastfeeding in Public
People
3 years ago

Breastfeeding is not an easy job in and of itself, and it can be especially challenging when you’re not at home and your child needs to eat. Unfortunately, women often get judgmental stares or comments if they decide to breastfeed in public places and it can negatively affect how they feel about themselves. Luckily, a lot of celebs are sharing photos where they’re breastfeeding their babies, and thus helping to normalize it!

12 Facts That Prove Breastfeeding Is a Real Superpower

12 Facts That Prove Breastfeeding Is a Real Superpower
Family & kids
2 years ago

Let us begin by saying that sitting down and losing weight without additional exercise is by itself a real superpower, and that’s precisely what breastfeeding can do. But its powers aren’t limited to just giving new moms back their figures after labor, it’s a force that has almost miraculous biological, physiological, and psychological benefits for both mothers and babies.

6 Benefits for a Mother and Her Baby When the Breastfeeding Period Lasts Longer

6 Benefits for a Mother and Her Baby When the Breastfeeding Period Lasts Longer
Family & kids
2 years ago

Every mother decides, for herself and her baby, how long she should breastfeed and when to start weaning. The World Health Organization recommends that mothers breastfeed for up to 6 months, and then continue doing it for up to 2 years or more, along with introducing other foods. And there are certainly many health benefits that come along with this process, both for the children and their mothers!

10 Breastfeeding Tips That Can Save Any Nursing Mom’s Day

10 Breastfeeding Tips That Can Save Any Nursing Mom’s Day
Family & kids
4 years ago

Apart from its nutritional value, breastfeeding also promotes and strengthens a unique emotional bond between the mother and the baby, which is essential for a child’s mental growth. However, nursing can be challenging, more so, if you are a new mother. And it’s natural to have many questions about it.

I Breastfeed My Sister’s Baby Whenever I Can and I Don’t Care If People Say It’s Weird

I Breastfeed My Sister’s Baby Whenever I Can and I Don’t Care If People Say It’s Weird
Family & kids
4 months ago

Breastfeeding has long been celebrated as a vital and natural act of nourishment and bonding between a mother and her child. However, in recent times, the concept of breastfeeding beyond one’s own kid has sparked heated debates and divided opinions. The latest controversy involves Emily Boazman, a mother of three, who has stirred both praise and criticism for breastfeeding her niece to provide her sister with much-needed help.

A Police Officer Breastfed a Crying Baby Who Went 2 DAYS Without Food, After a Deadly Hurricane

A Police Officer Breastfed a Crying Baby Who Went 2 DAYS Without Food, After a Deadly Hurricane
People
5 months ago

Some of us don’t believe in miracles and treat them skeptically when they happen in real life. But our today’s story proves that real wonders happen not only in movies. Our today’s heroine proves that not all heroes wear capes, some of them wear a police badge. Meet Arizbeth Dionisio Ambrosio, a police officer, whose act of kindness made many people see the brighter side of life.

Salma Hayek Recalls When She Once Breastfed a Stranger’s Hungry Baby

Salma Hayek Recalls When She Once Breastfed a Stranger’s Hungry Baby
People
year ago

Wet nursing was a common practice before the invention of infant formula and feeding bottles. Moreover, a woman, whose body is producing something naturally, does have the choice to use it in a powerful and positive way. And this is just like what the Frida star and long-time champion for women’s welfare, Salma Hayek, has done by offering her milk to a total stranger’s malnourished and hungry baby.

Bottle-Fed Kids Can Be Just as Smart as the Breastfed Ones, According to a Study

Bottle-Fed Kids Can Be Just as Smart as the Breastfed Ones, According to a Study
Family & kids
2 years ago

Not every mother gets the chance to breastfeed their child. And there are some that choose not to for their own personal reasons. These moms can feel guilty by just thinking that they are maybe depriving their child of the benefits of breastfeeding. Well, it’s time to scribble through one of the benefits from the list, because a recent study showed that breastfeeding doesn’t make a child smarter.

13 Celebrities Who Have Empowered Moms to Breastfeed in Public

13 Celebrities Who Have Empowered Moms to Breastfeed in Public

Too many women feel guilty about breastfeeding or, on the contrary, feel a lot of pressure to do it without any difficulty. People may comment that the baby is too old to still be breastfeeding, or that a woman isn’t maternal enough because she didn’t breastfeed her baby. But many celebrities are challenging these prejudices by making and defending their own breastfeeding decisions. They do it because they can, because they want to, and because they know that, with their example and influence, they can support and inspire all women to do the same.

My MIL Pressures Me Into Breast Pumping for Her Own Satisfaction

My MIL Pressures Me Into Breast Pumping for Her Own Satisfaction
Family & kids
2 months ago

Conflicts between mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law often surface, especially regarding parenting choices. Striking a balance between maintaining a respectful relationship and asserting parental autonomy is important for family harmony. In recent events, a Reddit user found herself grappling with deep emotional distress triggered by a challenging situation with her MIL. This was compounded by the insensitive approach of her husband, making the situation even more difficult to handle.

My Ex-Husband Is Furious About the Sum of Child Support He Has to Pay, «I Guess I’m Going to Have to Go to Jail Then»

My Ex-Husband Is Furious About the Sum of Child Support He Has to Pay, «I Guess I’m Going to Have to Go to Jail Then»
Family & kids
3 months ago

A woman, 25, has just finalized a divorce with her ex-husband, 24, and the judge agreed to the requested amount of child support. The lady then took to Reddit to tell about how the story was progressing in her family. The woman was totally desperate about how the things between her and her spouse turned out after divorce and how her husband showed his true face. The man totally refused to pay, and his reasoning behind this decision would probably shake anyone’s mind.

My Mother-in-Law Forces Me to Pump My Breasts for Her Own Pleasure

My Mother-in-Law Forces Me to Pump My Breasts for Her Own Pleasure
Family & kids
3 months ago

It’s not uncommon for conflicts to arise in relationships with mothers-in-law, particularly when it comes to parenting decisions. Finding a balance between maintaining a respectful relationship while also asserting one’s own autonomy as a parent is essential for fostering harmony within the family.A Reddit user recently experienced significant emotional distress because of a challenging situation with her mother-in-law’s interference and the lack of support from her husband.

My MIL Ruined the Birth of My Son, but It Was Actually My Husband Who Let Me Down

My MIL Ruined the Birth of My Son, but It Was Actually My Husband Who Let Me Down
Family & kids
4 months ago

Pregnant women need a safe and calm environment to give birth in. For a new mom, that moment quickly went from peaceful to chaotic in a matter of seconds when her mother-in-law barged into the room. Unfortunately, that had a negative impact on the birth and the woman now blames her husband for what happened. Still in shock, she turned to social media to vent and ask for advice.