Summer is in full swing. Families are busy with outdoor adventures, and these nurslings are eager to breastfeed wherever and whenever they have the chance. Take a look at these submitted photos showing mothers and their little ones having a quiet moment or two in order to reconnect, calm down, or quench a hunger or thirst. Keep your eyes open for more photographs in future posts!
Anu Isotalo finds a shady spot to nurse her son Eelis, 1, on a sunny, summer day in Finland.
Natalie Floyd Garic and her husband often take their hounds for practice runs in the woods around Abita Springs, Lousiana. Natalie snapped this photo of her daughter Maggie Mae, two months, nursing during a break in the action.
Catie Martin and her 10-month-old daughter, Maren, make a pit stop on the trail at Gorges State Park in Sapphire, North Carolina. Catie writes, “It was neat because other hikers passed us and she just kept on nursing. It was a very cool and empowering mama moment!”
Shea Whinnery and her 17-month-old daughter enjoy a beautiful day at the beach in Port Orange, Florida.
Kathy Constantineau of Hagerstown, Maryland, pauses for a nursing break while enjoying the local sights with five-month-old Logan.
Liz Brosious and one-year-old Averi go for a ride on the train at Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, Pennsylvania.
Yenizel Spindola of Long Beach, California, stops to nurse six-month-old Lorenzo Rizzo while crossing a river at Sequoia National Park.
Ariel Rodriguez of Seattle, Washington, and her older son, Asher, 4, work through a preschool lesson while two-week-old Harvey nurses.
Sarah Lazenby, Kansas City, Missouri, takes a break from the fun of the Grand Country Inn water park in Branson, Missouri, to nurse her three-and-one-half-month-old daughter, Hayden.
Mireya Garcia and thirteen-month-old Jeshua pause for a nursing break in front of an exhibit at the Oakland (California) Zoo.