Plus Size Breastfeeding Resources
Breastfeeding is the most natural act between a mother and child, but it isn’t always easy to master. That’s why we have this page full of helpful plus size breastfeeding resources, inspiring photos, and stories to help you throughout your breastfeeding journey.
One of the most important resources you can tap into is connecting with a highly trained lactation consultant, an IBCLC. Studies show working with an IBCLC can improve plus size breastfeeding outcomes above all other interventions. We can't recommend connecting with a local IBCLC enough!
Helpful Breastfeeding Support Resources
Plus Size Breastfeeding Articles & Raw Stories From Breastfeeding Moms
Kindred Bravely is a great option for plus size moms on the smaller side. They carry options for moms who typically wear sizes 14-18.
I never produced enough milk to breastfeed exclusively, and my son preferred the bottle to my breasts. My son was fed with love and I forgive myself!
Here’s a list of things every plus size breastfeeding mom needs. With proper support, from an IBCLC to an uplifting bra, you’ll be ready to breastfeed.
In April of this year, one awesome company came to the rescue of plus size nursing moms everywhere – Latched Mama! They offer plus size nursing clothes that go up to a size 4XL. Yes, you read that correctly – 4XL!!!!
Bravado Designs nursing bras are a favorite of Plus Size Mommy Memoirs community members and I'm excited to review their Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra.
Breastfeeding is the most natural act between mother and baby and yet it's not always the easiest. Tools like plus size nursing pillows and support like an IBCLC can make a BIG impact.
This is my interview with the producers of The Milky Way Movie, Chantal Molnar and Jennifer Davidson.
If we really want to improve birth outcomes in the United States then we need to come together and celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week.
This is about boobs, babies, and ridicule…Breastfeeding mamas are faced with ridicule far too often for the simple act of feeding their children. Last night I was excited to receive the stunning photo you'll see below until I started reading the message that came with it. This poor mama was not only harassed for breastfeeding in public but also for being plus size.
While I always thought I would breastfeed, my breastfeeding detour taught me to take care when setting expectations for myself as a mother.