I’ve prepared over 90+ Encouraging, funny, and Inspirational breastfeeding quotes to inspire you to keep going when you feel like quitting.

Breastfeeding is one of those events in a mother’s life that is unforgettable. From the time you learn you’re pregnant to the first time you hold your child, it’s an incredible journey.

Many moms find breastfeeding to be a special, bonding experience with their baby. Here are some of the best Breastfeeding quotes and sayings from mothers, fathers, health care practitioners, and more.

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Funny Breastfeeding Quotes

When the going gets rough, no matter what stage of breastfeeding you’re in, switching to these Funny breastfeeding quotes to not just make you chuckle but also to get you going.

Moms who have seen the difficulties of breastfeeding and have come up with quotes that perfectly sum up the experience wrote these funny breastfeeding quotes.

  • “The best thing about breast milk is that the baby doesn’t need to share it with anyone.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-1.	“The best thing about breast milk is that the baby doesn’t need to share it with anyone.”
  • “If a research says that breastfeeding is ant-ageing, every mom will go for it.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-2.	“If a research says that breastfeeding is ant-ageing, every mom will go for it.”
  • “People say, ‘You’re still breastfeeding, that’s so generous.’ Generous, no! It gives me boobs and it takes my thighs away! It’s sort of like natural liposuction. I’d carry on breastfeeding for the rest of my life if I could.”-Actress Helena Bonham Carter
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-3.	“People say, ‘You’re still breastfeeding, that’s so generous.’ Generous, no! It gives me boobs and it takes my thighs away! It’s sort of like natural liposuction. I’d carry on breastfeeding for the rest of my life if I could.”-Actress Helena Bonham Carter
  • “Mommy, that tastes so good. It tastes like ice cream!”-A friend’s 5-year-old who wanted to see what her baby sister got to eat.
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-4.	“Mommy, that tastes so good. It tastes like ice cream!”-A friend’s 5-year-old who wanted to see what her baby sister got to eat.
  • You know you’re a breastfeeding mom when you decide what to wear based on how easily accessible your breasts will be.-Author Unknown
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-5.	You know you’re a breastfeeding mom when you decide what to wear based on how easily accessible your breasts will be.-Author Unknown
  • “Everyone knows that if boobs were really meant for men they’d be filled with beer, not milk.”-Author Unknown
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-6.	“Everyone knows that if boobs were really meant for men they’d be filled with beer, not milk.”-Author Unknown
  • “My husband and I share the load. I breastfeed because he can’t, and he sleeps because I can’t.”-Author Unknown
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-7.	“My husband and I share the load. I breastfeed because he can’t, and he sleeps because I can’t.”-Author Unknown
  • “Whoever said ‘there’s no use crying over spilled milk’ obviously never pumped six ounces and accidentally spilled it.”-Author unknown
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-8.	“Whoever said ‘there’s no use crying over spilled milk’ obviously never pumped six ounces and accidentally spilled it.”-Author unknown
  • “If breastfeeding is sexual then a bottle is a dildo.”-Author unknown
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-9.	“If breastfeeding is sexual then a bottle is a dildo.”-Author unknown
  • “My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding in public is staring too hard.”-David Allen
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-10.	“My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding in public is staring too hard.”-David Allen
  • “Bosoms, are for bedrooms and breastfeeding. Not for any occasions with dignity.”Kathryn Stockett
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-11.	“Bosoms, are for bedrooms and breastfeeding. Not for any occasions with dignity. “Kathryn Stockett
  • “There must be reasons why we men are so hipped on breasts as if we’d all been weaned too soon.”-Günter Grass, The Flounder
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-12.	“There must be reasons why we men are so hipped on breasts as if we’d all been weaned too soon.”-Günter Grass, The Flounder
  • “As a breastfeeding mother, you are basically just meals on heels.” —Kathy Lette.
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-13.	“As a breastfeeding mother, you are basically just meals on heels.” —Kathy Lette.
  • “I was really looking forward to sleeping on my stomach after giving birth. But now I have milk breasts.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-14.	“I was really looking forward to sleeping on my stomach after giving birth. But now I have milk breasts.”
  • “Today marks ten months that I’ve been lying to my husband by telling him it’s dangerous for me to clean the cat litter box while breastfeeding.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-15.	“Today marks ten months that I’ve been lying to my husband by telling him it’s dangerous for me to clean the cat litter box while breastfeeding.”
  • “Not all superheroes wear capes; some wear nursing bras.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-16.	“Not all superheroes wear capes; some wear nursing bras.”
  • “Just put a little breastmilk on it (Said almost every breastfeeding mother).”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-17.	“Just put a little breastmilk on it (Said almost every breastfeeding mother).”
  • “Fear? You don’t know fear till you’ve given your nipples in your teething baby’s mouth.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-18.	“Fear? You don’t know fear till you’ve given your nipples in your teething baby’s mouth.”
  • “When people say that breastfeeding is ‘free,’ I want to hit them with a two-by-four. It’s only free if a woman’s time is worth nothing.” —Hanna Rosin
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-19.	“When people say that breastfeeding is ‘free,’ I want to hit them with a two-by-four. It’s only free if a woman’s time is worth nothing.” —Hanna Rosin
  • “Becoming a mother means your baby is the one up all night drinking, and you get to be hungover the next day.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-20.	“Becoming a mother means your baby is the one up all night drinking, and you get to be hungover the next day.”
  • “It is not like I’m cooking! I am breastfeeding. I feel like that’s the best cooking I could do.” —Marcia Cross.
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-21.	“It is not like I’m cooking! I am breastfeeding. I feel like that’s the best cooking I could do.” —Marcia Cross.
  • “Before I go back to work, I am going to add breastfeeding to my resume. I think it says a lot about your work ethic and your ability to meet challenges head-on.”
Breastfeeding-Quotes-Kaveesh-Mommy-22.	“Before I go back to work, I am going to add breastfeeding to my resume. I think it says a lot about your work ethic and your ability to meet challenges head-on.”

Funny Breastfeeding Quotes from Celebrities

Breastfeeding is a healthy and important activity, and here is a collection of celebrity breastfeeding quotes that reflect this feeling. With motivating breastfeeding and encouraging breastfeeding quotes, celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2021 with parents or moms-to-be throughout your life.

A selection of the most recent Funny breastfeeding quotes, breastfeeding quotes, breastfeeding sayings, breastfeeding that inspired us.

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  1. “My attitude is, if someone sees a little something’, don’t look if you don’t like it.” —Kourtney Kardashian
  2. “Don’t cry over spilled milk. Unless it’s breast milk, in which case, cry a lot.” 
  3. “Nursing gives you superhuman powers. How else could I be doing all this when I’m usually a sleepaholic?”
  4. “If anything else woke up every 45 minutes during the night demanding to see my wife’s breasts, you kill it.” —Ryan Reynolds
  5. “Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin and the drug ecstasy all wrapped up in two pretty packages.” ―Florence Williams
  6. . “I feel like a milk maid, but it is worth it.” —Miranda Kerr
  7. “We all have nipples. I don’t care who I offend; my baby wants to eat.” —Selma Blair
  8. “I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.” —Alanis Morissette
  9.  “If you have milk, you have milk, and if they’re hungry, they’re hungry.” —Salma Hayek
  10. “I make milk. What’s your superpower?” —Unknown
  11. “Don’t bite the boob that feeds you.” —Unknown
  12.  “As a breastfeeding mother, you’re basically just meals on heels.” —Kathy Lette
  13. “There are three reasons for breastfeeding: the milk is always at the right temperature; it comes in attractive containers’ and the cat can’t get it.” —Irena Chalmers
  14. “If we wear our nursing covers backwards like capes, then everyone can see we’re breastfeeding superheroes.” —Cassi Clark
  15. “My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard.” —David Allen
  16. “Nursing does not diminish the beauty of a woman’s breasts; it enhances their charm by making them look lived in and happy.” —Robert A. Heinlein

Encouraging Breastfeeding Quotes

Read some words of Encouraging Breastfeeding Quotes. whether you’re a mother who’s having trouble nursing a new baby, balancing a complicated pumping schedule, or simply need a reminder of why all the hard work is worth it.

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  1. “Bottles fill his stomach, but breastfeeding fills his soul.”-Diane Wiessinger, IBCLC
  2. “It is the lucky child who still breastfeeds past two years old.”-Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop
  3. “The whole human world is born from the womb of mothers, and if we can’t make the motherly act of breastfeeding free from stigma in such a world, then it’s an insult to our very existence as a species.”-Abhijit Naskar
  4. “Mothers and babies form an inseparable biological and social unit; the health and nutrition of one group cannot be divorced from the health and nutrition of the other.”-World Health Organization
  5. “A newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence.  Breastfeeding satisfies all three.”-Dr. Grantly Dick-Read
  6. “Breastfeeding is a mother’s gift to herself, her baby, and the earth.”-Pamela K. Wiggins
  7. When you hold a child to your breast to nurse, the curve of the little head echoes exactly the curve of the breast it suckles, as though this new person truly mirrors the flesh from which it sprang.”Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber
  8. “Nursing does not diminish the beauty of a woman’s breasts; it enhances their charm by making them look lived in and happy.”-Robert A. Heinlein
  9. “Breastfeeding reminds us of the universal truth of abundance; the more we give out, the more we are filled up, and that divine nourishment – the source from which we all draw is, like a mother’s breast, ever full and ever flowing.”-Sarah Buckley
  10. “Something as simple as better breastfeeding could save a million children a year.”-Anne M Mulcahy
  11. “Something as simple as better breastfeeding could save a million children a year.”-Anne M Mulcahy
  12. “It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment.”-Honoré de Balzac
  13. “The moment she had laid the child to the breast both became perfectly calm.”-Isak Dinesen
  14. “The moment she had laid the child to the breast both became perfectly calm.”-Isak Dinesen
  15. “Mother’s milk, developed through evolution with thousands of ingredients to build the human brain, body and immune system, is incomparable with a man-made product of a couple of dozen ingredients that are non-human and in wrong proportions.”Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D.
  16. ”My body, my life, became the landscape of my son’s life. I am no longer merely a thing living in the world; I am a world.”-Sarah Manguso

Inspirational Breastfeeding Quotes

The first few weeks or even months after becoming a mother may be difficult, tiring, and even intolerable for first-time moms.

If your mood-boosting postnatal vitamins aren’t enough to keep you going,

we’ve compiled a list of inspirational breastfeeding quotes to cheer you up.

Breastfeeding is difficult, and if you’re feeling discouraged, here are some of my favourite inspirational breastfeeding quotes to read and remind yourself why you’re doing what you’re doing.

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  1. “I make milk. What’s your superpower?”-Original Author Unknown
  2. “Mother’s milk is soul food for babies. The babies of the world need a lot more soul food.”-Ina May Gaskin, Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding.
  3. “I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.” –Alanis Morissette
  4.  “Breastfeeding is a beautiful thing, one of the most beautiful things that exist in nature. Think about how a woman can literally feed her baby with her body! In my eyes, this is a certain form of beauty, of divinity! To know that my body can not only form and bring another human being into the world but that I can actually feed babies with my own milk from my own breasts— that puts me in a state of awe each time I think about it. It is an honor to be a woman.”― C. JoyBell
  5. “Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin, and the drug ecstasy all wrapped up in Two pretty packages.”-Florence Williams
  6. “A newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three.” Dr. Grantly Dick-Read
  7. “Affordable health care begins with breastfeeding.”–United States Lactation Consultant Association
  8. “While breastfeeding may not seem the right choice for every parent, it is the best choice for every baby.”-Amy Spangler
  9. “Bottles fill his stomach, but breastfeeding fills his soul.”-Diane Wiessinger, IBCLC
  10. “It is the lucky child who still breastfeeds past two years old.”-Former US Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop
  11. “Breastfeeding reminds us of the universal truth of abundance; the more we give out, the more we are filled up, and that divine nourishment – the source from which we all draw is, like a mother’s breast, ever full and ever flowing.”–Sarah Buckley
  12. “Breastmilk is love turned into food it takes someone special to share that love.”-Human Milk 4 Human Babies
  13. “Mother’s milk is, I think, a symbol of compassion. Without mother’s milk we cannot survive, so our first act as a baby together with our mother is sucking milk from our mother, with a feeling of great closeness. At that time, we may not know how to express what love is, what compassion is, but there is a strong feeling of closeness. From the mother’s side also, if there is no strong feeling of closeness toward the baby, her milk may not flow readily. So, mother’s milk is, I think, a symbol of compassion and human affection.”-The Dalai Lama
  14. “A breastfeeding support kit from a formula company is like a vegetarianism support kit from a pig farmer.”-Annie at PhD in Parenting

Breastfeeding Quotes Love

Words are not enough to express the feeling of breastfeeding; it has to be felt with the heart. Remember the first time your baby latched on? Wasn’t it one of the happiest moments of your life? Here are some of the best and most beautiful Love Breastfeeding Quotes.

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  1. “Breastfeeding is a mother’s gift to herself, her baby and the earth.” —Pamela K. Wiggins.
  2. It’s not about my right to breastfeed; it’s about my child’s right to eat.”
  3. “Breastfeeding is like a new job; it’s hard in the beginning, it’s easier with practice, and you don’t dare quit. Because you’ll miss out on all the rewards.”
  4. “My favorite sound is right before a baby latches on; it’s this giggle of joy that is heaven sent.” —Karalynn.
  5. “Breastfeeding is empowering. It’s an accomplishment that takes dedication I didn’t realize I possessed.”
  6. “Breastfeeding isn’t just about milk; It is also about love.”
  7. “Breastfeeding is not always easy, but it is always worth it.”
  8. “Breastfeeding is 90% determination and 10% milk production.”
  9. “The natural power of breastfeeding is one of the greatest wonders of the world. It is about real love. It is about caring and celebrating the wondrous joy of nurturing a new life. It is about enjoying being a woman.” —Anwar Fazal.
  10. “Breastfeeding is not a choice; it’s a responsibility.”
  11. “It gets easier. Surround yourself with other breastfeeding mothers; their experience and encouragement are priceless.”
  12. “A baby nursing at a mother’s breast is an undeniable affirmation of our rootedness in nature.” —David Suzuki.
  13. “Breastfeeding is a gift that lasts a lifetime.”
  14. “With his small head pillowed against your breast and your milk warming his insides, your baby knows a closeness to you. He is gaining a firm foundation in an important era of life – he is learning about love.
  15. “When a mother nurses her baby, she is giving that child her name, her story, and her life’s song. A nursed baby will grow to be strong in body, mind, and spirit.”
  16. “When a baby is near his source of milk and comfort, he does not have to use much energy to get his mother’s attention; he can use this energy to grow instead.” —Sears and Sears.
  17. “Breastfeeding is more than nourishment; It is an act of perseverance, vulnerability, and hope.”
  18. “Breastmilk is love turned into food; it takes someone special to share that love.”
  19. I breastfeed not because I think I am better, not because I think less of formula feeding moms, not because I want attention, not because I want to show my breasts to others. I breastfeed because I couldn’t imagine it any other way because my child wants to be nourished from me, because this is what nature intended, and because this was the right choice for my family.”
  20. “A newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of their mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three.” —Grantly Dick-Read

Beautiful Breastfeeding quotes

breastfeeding is as old as the human race. Over the years, this combining experience has influenced countless poems, inspirations, dedications, and writings.

Here are just a couple of my favourite, beautiful breastfeeding quotes.

  1. “Breastfeeding is a natural act, but it is also an art that is learned every day. The reality is that almost all women can breastfeed, have enough milk for their babies and learn how to overcome problems of all magnitudes. It is nearly always simply a matter of practical knowledge and not a question of good luck.”- By La Leche League.
  2. “The natural power of breastfeeding is one of the greatest miracles of the world. It is about real love, caring for and celebrating the wondrous joy of nurturing a new life, it is about enjoying being a woman.”-By Anwar Fazal.
  3. “Bread is a kind of successor to the motherly breast, and it has been over the centuries responsible for the sighs of satisfaction.”-By Margaret Visser.
  4. “Certainly, before bottle feeding, mothers had no choice but to let the infant suck milk from her body, and in the absence of ‘baby foods’, this tended to go on for a good amount of time. A great compromise of modern drug and sex behavior has its origins in the frantic effort to set things aright–to give the pleasure principle a belated opportunity to assert itself, by denying it too early.”-By Bruno Bettelheim, The Children of the Dream.
  5. “Breastfeeding reminds us of the universal truth of abundance; the more we give out, the more we are filled up, and that divine nourishment – the source from which we all draw is, like a mother’s breast, forever full and eternally flowing.”- By Sara Buckley.
  6.  “Human milk is not just any food; it also complements the development of organs in infants.”-By Peter Hartmann.
  7. Breastfeeding is an unsentimental metaphor for how love works, in a way. You don’t decide how much to love. You simply respond to the beloved, and give with joy exactly as much as they want.”-By Marni Jackson.
  8. “The moment a child is given birth to, the mother is also born. She never lived before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.”-By Rajneesh.
  9. “People have to understand that when they’re deciding between breastmilk and formula, as they are not deciding between two beverages…. They’re deciding between a live, pure substance and a dead substance made with the cheap oils available.”-By Chele Marmet.
  10. “The days are long, but the years are too short.”-By Gretchen Rubin.
  11. “My opinion is that anybody who is offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard.”-By David Allen.
  12. “There are three reasons for breastfeeding: first, the milk is always at the right temperature; second, it comes in attractive containers, and third, a cat can’t drink it.”-By Irena Chalmers.

Final thoughts

Every woman’s breastfeeding journey is different. When breastfeeding, some women are always hungry, others have a poor milk production, and still others have a plenty of of breast milk.

These breastfeeding quotes wonderfully explain all aspects of breastfeeding your baby, from how amazing it is to feeling like you’re “meals on heels” at times.

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