It's only natural to hear something you find extreme and immediately feel skeptical, pass judgment, or think that because you don't experience said thing, that there MUST be something wrong with people who do. I want to urge you to sit with any feelings that arise and then attempt to put yourself in the shoes of the people who are experiencing what I'm discussing today. While it may not change your long term opinions on the subject, it may help you better understand the topic and why we need to be talking about it. It would appear that in an attempt to promote breastfeeding as the optimal method of human milk feeding, our culture has created this idea that good parents breastfeed and they do so happily without complaints. If parents dislike their breastfeeding relationship, it must be that something is going wrong. That with a little bit more time, support and latch or position changes, breastfeeding will become the most magical experience ever.
Sex and Breastfeeding: An Educational Perspective
Breastfeeding and sex: five surprising facts | NCT
An expert weighs in on this mom's story. By Claire Lawrence April 20, Of all the embarrassing and weird things that come with pregnancy and new motherhood, this one is the hardest to admit. Most of them focused on the baby: the antibodies, the infection-fighting properties, the immune system something or other.
Erotic lactation is sexual arousal by breastfeeding on a woman's breast. Depending on the context, the practice can also be referred to as adult suckling, adult nursing, and adult breastfeeding. Practitioners sometimes refer to themselves as being in an adult nursing relationship ANR. Breasts, and especially nipples, are highly erogenous zones , for both men and women. Nipple and breast stimulation of women are a near-universal aspect of human sexuality , though nipples in males are not as sexualized.
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Expectant and new parents have many concerns regarding the relationship between sexuality and breastfeeding.