Motherhood Positive Affirmations

46 Powerful Breastfeeding Affirmations to Get You Through the Tough Times

Breastfeeding is not always easy, especially as a new mom. That is why so many moms use and love breastfeeding affirmations!

Positive affirmations or mantras are simply positive sayings you repeat daily, or as often as needed. They help your brain correct negative thinking to help you work through tough times.

As a mom, I wanted to breastfeed as much as possible. Unfortunately, my journey ended a lot sooner than I hoped for. I was able to pump and give my baby my breastmilk which was so challenging.

These affirmations for pumping and breastfeeding empowered and saved me. Now, I hope they empower you!

Learn other benefits of affirmations.

Here are 44 amazing breastfeeding affirmations for your journey. Lean on these when you lose hope or are struggling. Say them while you are pregnant, along with your pregnancy affirmations to help you have a positive experience right from the start!

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breastfeeding affirmations

  • I am all my baby needs. 
  • When I need help there are people I can turn to for advice and support. 
  • My baby and I are learning together. 
  • My breastmilk is just right for my baby.  
  • It is okay if my baby nurses frequently. 
  • Breastfeeding my baby is an honor and privilege. I will cherish it. 
  • Breastfeeding is something I am proud of and refused to be ashamed of. 
  • Breastfeeding is an incredible gift I am giving my child. 
  • My baby will thrive on my breastmilk. 
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affirmations for milk supply 

  • Some produce more milk than others. This is normal and will happen. Keep going! 
  • My baby appreciates every drop of milk I make. 
  • However much I am producing is enough. I am enough. 
  • My baby nurses for comfort not just hunger.
  • I have enough milk for my baby. 
  • I can provide all the nourishment my baby needs. 
  • My body knows how to produce milk. 
  • I allow myself to be patient while I build up my milk supply. 
  • I trust my body to make the perfect amount of milk for my baby. 

mantras for pain while breastfeeding 

  • The pain is worth it. 
  • I can do this. I can do hard things. 
  • This is tough, but so am I. 
  • The pain is only temporary, the benefits I am providing my baby will last a lifetime. 
  • I know that when I want to quit, I won’t. 
  • Each day my boobs are stronger than the day before. 
  • I love my body and what it is doing, even if it causes me pain. 
  • My baby is appreciative of me enduring this pain. 
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positive affirmations for pumping 

  • Any amount that I pump and feed my baby is amazing. 
  • The love for my baby is not measured in ounces. 
  • Just keep pumping. 
  • I give myself permission to not stress about pumping. 
  • The time and energy I spent pumping today was not wasted. 
  • The time and energy I spend pumping are appreciated. 
  • I am going the extra mile to provide nourishment for my baby. 
  • This may be hard, but I can do it. 
  • I may have days I pump more milk than others, don’t stress. 
  • I am providing for my baby.
  • I am amazing for pumping despite my initial wants.

Get some printable affirmation cards for pumping moms below:

affirmations for bottle feeding 

  • Choosing to bottle feed my baby is the best decision for my baby and my family. 
  • Just as with breastfeeding I hold my baby close and bond with him/her.
  • I choose to do what is best for me and my baby.
  • I am a great mom because being a mom is about much more than feeding. 
  • I am providing my baby with the nourishment they need. 
  • I will fill no shame for choosing to bottle feed my baby. 
  • I ignore those who speak negatively about bottle feeding. 
  • I am thankful to live in a world where there are many ways to feed my baby. 
  • My baby is happy and healthy. 

If you are looking for more affirmations, check out affirmations for moms, postpartum, and kids.

Check out my other natural essentials for breastfeeding, pumping, and postpartum as well. If you still need help, be sure to use essential oils while breastfeeding as well!

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