Breastfeeding symbols for toddlers, twins, pumping, and tandem nursing

July 29, 2013

International Breastfeeding Symbol



You’re probably familiar with the International Symbol for Breastfeeding, which was created through a Mothering Magazine competition in 2006. You now see it in a lot of public places, from restaurants to libraries to doctor’s offices!





Since that original design was released, creative people have come up with ‘hacks’ of the symbol to represent different kinds of nursing.  We thought you’d like to see some of them, so here they are:

The symbol for tandem nursing, the symbol for toddler nursing, and the symbol for pumping!

Tandem Nursing Symbol

Toddler Nursing Symbol


Pumping Mom Symbol


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