Since becoming a Mumma breastfeeding has been a daily occurrence for both myself and my beautiful baby girl.
I am all too aware that our breastfeeding journey (future blog post coming soon) will one day come to an end and, before it does, I felt keen to capture these precious moments.
Breastfeeding causes a lot of opinion to be shared. As a peer supporter for my local breastfeeding group and as a first time Mum who is still breastfeeding I feel passionately that it is something to be celebrated.
I was delighted when I heard that Jasmine from Cheltenham based Willow Moon Photography was wishing to photograph breastfeeding mothers and babies to show that breastfeeding is beautiful.
Jasmine came to our house on a hot Spring afternoon and explained that she wanted to help promote breastfeeding in a positive light and hoped that a photo series would showcase mothers and babies across Gloucestershire who are breastfeeding.
Jasmine photographed my daughter and I as we breastfed as normal, comfortable in the surroundings of our own home.
Jasmine was so friendly and she put us at ease straight away. She worked hard to photograph us from a variety of different angles and positions.
Initially, I was nervous about seeing the images but once I did I couldn’t help but be blown away.
Through her photographs Jasmine has managed to capture the true essence of breastfeeding; It is beautiful, natural and full of love.
I am so pleased to have these pictures to look back on in years to come. Breastfeeding has been such a special part of motherhood for me and I will treasure the memories that will no longer just be in my mind.
To view other images from Jasmine’s project please read the Willow Moon Photography ‘breastfeeding is beautiful’ blog post.
Many thanks to Jasmine at Willow Moon Photography for including us within her breastfeeding photography project.
For further information about Willow Moon Photography and to book a photo shoot please visit the dedicated website by clicking here.
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