Photographer posts pic of 10 military moms breastfeeding in uniform to help normalize breastfeeding

Dec 29, 2015 at 11:30 am |
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By now we all know that breastfeeding is completely natural, healthy and normal way for women to feed their babies, and we can’t assume that just because a woman goes back to work that she stops feeding her child.

I was simply talking about the military with this little man’s parents (since they have both been active duty) and I…

Posted by Tara Ruby Photography on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Photographer and former Air Service member Tara Ruby decided that she wanted to take this picture of 10 service women breastfeeding their children while in uniform after hearing about a new nursing room at Fort Bliss Army Base in El Paso, Texas. Tara posted the now viral picture to her Facebook page writing ‘Today I believe we made history, she wrote on Facebook. “To my knowledge, a group photo to show support of active duty military mommies nursing their little’s has never been done. It is so nice to see support for this here at Fort Bliss.”

By now we all know that breastfeeding is completely natural, healthy and normal way for women to feed their babies, and we can’t assume that just because a woman goes back to work that she stops feeding her child. I was simply talking about the military with this little man’s parents (since they have both […]