Moms Nursing Newborns, 1946

I really wanted to share this photograph because it’s simply a beautiful scene from 1946. The only thing is these are French women, so their culture by this time probably (and in all honestly, I don’t know) was not dead-set against breastfeeding like here in America. It’s nice to see women embracing breastfeeding no matter where they live.

Caption: Mothers nursing their babies while waiting their turn to see the doctor, a nun standing nearby.

Location: Paris, France
Date: 1946
Photographer: David E. Sherman
Copyright: Time Life