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18 Comics That Capture The Reality Of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can be funny, too.
08/03/2015 09:46am ET | Updated August 11, 2015

Breastfeeding can be emotional, challenging and rewarding. It can also be funny. In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we've put together a roundup of lactation-themed comics filled with humor, imagination and cultural critique.

From witty interactions to earnest descriptions, here are 18 comics that paint a real picture of breastfeeding.

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Cathy Thorne
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Heather Cushman-Dowdee
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Lucy Scott/Running Press
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Cathy Thorne
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Rebecca Roher
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rubes-Cartoons/328840137360?sk=wall" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Leigh Rubin</a> / <a href="http://www.rubescartoons.com" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Rubes Cartoons</a>
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Cathy Thorne
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Heather Cushman-Dowdee
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rubes-Cartoons/328840137360?sk=wall" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Leigh Rubin</a> / <a href="http://www.rubescartoons.com" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Rubes Cartoons</a>
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Heather Cushman-Dowdee
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Lucy Scott/Running Press
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Lucy Scott/Running Press
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Heather Cushman-Dowdee
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rubes-Cartoons/328840137360?sk=wall" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Leigh Rubin</a> / <a href="http://www.rubescartoons.com" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Rubes Cartoons</a>
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Heather Cushman-Dowdee
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rubes-Cartoons/328840137360?sk=wall" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Leigh Rubin</a> / <a href="http://www.rubescartoons.com" target="_hplink" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Rubes Cartoons</a>
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Heather Cushman-Dowdee
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Heather Cushman-Dowdee

This article is part of HuffPost Parents' World Breastfeeding Week coverage. Read more here.

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