quote by Grantly Dick-Read

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

— Grantly Dick-Read

Authentic Breastfeeding quotations

My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard

There are three reasons for breast-feeding: the milk is always at the right temperature; it comes in attractive containers; and the cat can't get it.

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.

Mother's milk, time-tested for millions of years, is the best nutrient for babies because it is nature's perfect food.

Breast Feeding should not be attempted by fathers with hairy chests, since they can make the baby sneeze and give it wind.

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

Breastfeeding should not be taboo - and bottle feeding should not be judged - it's ALL fun for the whole family.

Breastfeeding has been one of the best experiences of my life.

I love it! I can't stop! I think I'm going to breastfeed him until he goes to college! I'm hooked!

The benefits to the mother of immediate breastfeeding are innumerable, not the least of which after the weariness of labor and birth is the emotional gratification, the feeling of strength, the composure, and the sense of fulfillment that comes with the handling and suckling of the baby.

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.

A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth's sweet flowing breast.

Breastfeeding is an unsentimental 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.

Breastfeeding is the best diet. I want to eat healthy for her, so it's easy to say no to pizza.

"My only problem with women breastfeeding in public is they never wink back.

" It's kind of the perfect joke because it's a bait and switch.

There must be reasons why we men are so hipped on breasts as if we'd all been weaned too soon.

I breastfeed and I'll be breastfeeding until my son is finished and he weans.

They who on meare curiositie (where no urgent necessitie requireth) try whether their children may not as birds be nourished without sucking, offend contrary to this dutie of breast feeding and reflect that meanes which God hath ordained as best; and so oppose their shallow wits to his unsearchable wisdom.

Nursing does not diminish the beauty of a woman's breasts;

it enhances their charm by making them look lived in and happy.

Breastfeeding is the very best diet I've been on.

Mothers ought to bring up and nurse their own children;

for they bring them up with greater affection and with greater anxiety, as loving them from the heart, and so to speak, every inch of them.

What a singular fact for an angel visitant to this earth to carry back in his note-book, that men were forbidden to expose their bodies under the severest penalties!

In modern consumer society, the attack on mother-child eroticism took its total form; breastfeeding was proscribed and the breasts reserved for the husband's fetishistic delectation. At the same time, babies were segregated, put into cold beds alone and not picked up if they cried.

They do say breastfeeding is nature’s lipo.

Every luxury was lavished on you - atheism, breastfeeding, circumcision.

How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle?

It’s an amazing bond with your child.

Some cultures do it up to five years, normally. I thought, 'Well, I’ll just do it as long as it feels right for my son.'

I've been breastfeeding for two years. I could light the gas ring with my nipples.

Children don't just get milk from breastfeeding, they get our energy too.

I would definitely make eggs for the rest of my life if I could.

As a breastfeeding mother you are basically just meals on heels.

Something as simple as better breastfeeding could save a million children a year.

A little child born yesterday A thing on mother's milk and kisses fed.

When an actress takes off her clothes onscreen but a nursing mother is told to leave, what message do we send about the roles of women?

When you're breastfeeding a child, you don't have the same retention as you do when you're not.

Joy all creatures drink At nature's bosoms.