Check out this post from the Sociological Images blog, and the link to the inspiring Pinterest board from Corsetra of vintage photos and paintings of breastfeeding

“As daguerreotypes became available, women began to pose breastfeeding their infants, capturing them in this most essential of maternal roles.”

DaGurerro Type

This makes us wish we had sat for a formal portrait during our time breastfeeding. Let’s hope breastfeeding stays in style for ever this time around.