Links: Breastfeeding, Parenting and Religion

July 27, 2011. Posted in: Blog Posts

Breastfeeding, Parenting and Christianity

Gentle Christian Mothers has articles and more.

Maria Lactans: Mary as Nursing Mother includes a gallery of some of the most famous artistic depictions of Mary as nursing mother

Breastfeeding: God’s Way by Nancy Campbell. From the Above Rubies website.

Interesting Quotes compiled by Dr. Jack Newman. This includes many biblical quotes regarding breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding and the Bible from the Kidz are People Too website. Scriptural quotes and links to additional information.

Breastfeeding and the Bible by Larry G. Overton

But I Don’t Want to Nurse All the Time OR Watch the Clock! by Rebecca Prewett. A commentary on breastfeeding styles based on Biblical principles.

Design in Infant Nutrition by Rex D. Russell, M.D. From the Institute for Creation Research. “In this article, we will see that the more the human breast and its milk are studied, the more obvious it is that neither random chance nor survival of the fittest could explain their design and complexity.”

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Breastfeeding, Parenting and Judaism

Straight from the Heart: A Torah Perspective On Mothering Through Nursing by Tehilla Abramov

Breastfeeding, Parenting and Islam

Nurturing Through Breastfeeding by Mildred M. El-Amin

The Importance Of Breastfeeding To The Muslim Child by Maria Hussain

Breastfeeding in Islam resources from The Islamic Garden

Breastfeeding and Islamic Teaching by Mohammad Ali Al-Bar

Going with the Flow by Manl el-Jesri, from EgyptToday.com (November 2003). Mothers who want to adopt an orphan are prevented by Islamic law from giving it the full rights of any other family member, but adoptive breastfeeding may solve this problem.