World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year August 1-7. The goal is to encourage and improve the health of babies around the world. Feelings about and relationships with breastfeeding vary. Every mom has a unique experience with (or without) it.  Regardless, it is definitely a topic that deserves more attention and awareness.

In honor of World Breastfeeding week, we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite illustrations that highlight the joy and struggles of being a breastfeeding mom.

Classic Breastfeeding moments

The day-to-day realities of being a breastfeeding mama.

via MomCode

Breastfeeding positions

There’s a position for every mood.

via nanobebe

Night Feedings

A reminder that the mom tribe is always there.

via Snow Momma

Publicly Breastfeed

One of the reasons we need a week dedicated to awareness.

via liberaljane 

New Yorker Style

Because some people still don’t get it.

via It Helps to Dream

Bonding

The bonding moments that make it all worth it.

via pumping princess

Oreos

A pretty sweet bonus to the deal. (Yes, the pun was necessary.)

Visit womenshealth.gov for more information and resources on breastfeeding.

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