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How Were YOU Supported to Breastfeed?

Help us to spread the word that all moms need and deserve good support to make breastfeeding possible!

Tell us your story about how you and your baby were supported to breastfeed, or what particular kind of support made all the difference for you.

We are seeking stories in these ten categories (click links below to submit):

*NEW* April 2012: Seeking stories about how the federal "Break Time for Nursing Mothers" law has made a difference for YOU. Submit your story here!

  1. Support from the baby's father, grandmothers, or other family members
  2. Support from friends, peer counselors or mother-to-mother support groups
  3. Support from community organizations (local nonprofits, churches, breastfeeding centers)
  4. Support from your hospital or birth center
  5. Support from your health care providers (obstetrician, midwife, pediatrician)
  6. Support from a lactation consultant
  7. Support from milk banks or donor human milk
  8. Support from access to maternity leave
  9. Support from your employer
  10. Support from your child care provider