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The newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of it’s mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three. 

~Dr. Grantly Dick-Read, author of
Childbirth Without Fear


If a multinational company developed a product that was a nutritionally balanced and delicious food, a wonder drug that both prevented and treated disease, cost almost nothing to produce and could be delivered in quantities controlled by the consumers' needs, the very announcement of their find would send their shares rocketing to the top of the stock market. The scientists who developed the product would win prizes and the wealth and influence of everyone involved would increase dramatically. Women have been producing such a miraculous substance, breastmilk, since the beginning of human existence.

~Gabrielle Palmer, author of The Politics of Breastfeeding


The greatest joy is nursing one's own baby. The second greatest is helping another woman to nurse hers.

~Norma Woolf Ritter


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


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

~David Allen

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