I am lucky to have lived in states that have laws supporting my rights to breastfeed my children. I have lived and nursed in Washington, Mississippi, Maryland, and Nevada. Never have I encountered harassment or negative comments (at least not directly to me), but that isn’t everyone’s experience. I have heard far too many stories of nursing moms being shamed or asked to leave a public place because they are feeding their baby and someone doesn’t like it. I recently joined the effort to Normalize Breastfeeding and am happy to be bringing awareness to something that shouldn’t even be an issue in the first place.
Washington is, and will forever be, home. I was so happy to have the opportunity to photograph supporters at the Capitol!