We hope that if you are a breastfeeding mother, it will empower you, ifyou are someone who has not been exposed to breastfeeding that you willbe inspired, and that if you are someone who doesn’t understandbreastfeeding that you will open your mind. We have compiled over 330images.

In our society, it is not permissable to stare but please, stare atthese photos and feel honored that these women have invited you towitness a very special and intimate moment in their relationship withtheir children.

If you feel this photo doesn’t belong on the front page of theCelebrity Baby Blog, ask yourself why it’s considered okay to havewomen exposing nearly every inch of their breast but the areola onmainstream television, magazines, websites, etc. and not to show a babyderiving nutrition and comfort from what breasts are meant to do. Yes,breasts have become sexual objects but they were meant to feed ourbabies. You may not choose to feed your baby with them, but that’s why they are on the female body so stop feeling weird about looking at this photo and…

Please spread the word: email your friends, post about it on yourblog, tell others about it on the messageboards you frequent, to spreadthe word about our gallery.

Photo: Heather nursing her daughter Kaila, 12 months old in Hawaii.

Note: All photos are copyright to the owner and subjects andpublished here with their permission. Please do not reproduce theseimages in any way, shape or form.

If you would like to submit your photos, please email them to include your name, your child/ren’s name(s) and age at the timeof the photo. If you wish to be anonymous, please mention that. Weare looking for more images of women of color, toddlers, nursing inpublic, and nursing while babywearing.

I have had to close the comments up because way too many people were getting negative. I’m on vacation and don’t feel like sitting at my computer all day deleting and responding to comments. I apologize to the many other people who wanted to share their storiesand happiness about this week. You can still email us with your photos or to share yourstories or appreciation.