Breastfeeding Symbol Pumpkin Carving Contest!





It's a Pumpkin Carving Contest!! 

The goal? To incorporate the International Breastfeeding Symbol (or related breastfeeding advocacy) into this season's pumpkins to raise awareness on the importance of human milk for human babies
 and the support of nursing or milk-donating mothers.

Need a little inspiration? Check out a few of last year's Breastfeeding Pumpkins here! (Included is the simple technique Danelle used to get that blue night time hue in the pumpkin above).

We will be posting all photos of Breastfeeding Pumpkins submitted to us on this page and public voting will take place at DrMomma.org Nov 4th. The top 3 winners will receive a fabulous stash of goodies to put to use and empower mothers and babies in their area in the upcoming months ahead!

Voting will be anonymous through November 4th, and then credits will be added to those who carved the below photos. 

To submit your Breastfeeding Pumpkin, send photo(s) to DrMomma.org@gmail.com or upload to the peaceful parenting Facebook page wall. If your photo includes a picture of your child, we are happy to add a watermark per your request. Pumpkins will be displayed anonymously until voting is complete.

Learn more about the International Breastfeeding Symbol, its meaning,
 and some fun variations on the symbol in this article. 


 **We Have Winners!**




If you are one of our 1st, 2nd or (tied for) 3rd place winners, drop a note to DrMomma.org@gmail.com with your address and your entry number. We'll get your breastfeeding stash sent!

If you're one of the other contestants who submitted a pumpkin this year, drop us a note with your entry number, name and address. You'll receive a small combo set of "Thank you for Nursing" cards to distribute in your area.

Thank you to everyone who participated and made this a fun, awareness raising season!


2011 ENTRIES: 



Entry 1







Entry 2








Entry 3





Entry 4








Entry 5








Entry 6






Entry 7
(The above pumpkin carving entry combined the BF and GA Symbols on one pumpkin: "Breastfeeding for All, Circumcision for None." You can view the GA Pumpkin Carving Contest here. Each pumpkin entry may only win in 1 category.)  






Entry 8
 (Cat nursing her kitten too!)







Entry 9
(The above pumpkin carving entry combined the BF and GA Symbols on one pumpkin: "Breastfeeding for All, Circumcision for None." You can view the GA Pumpkin Carving Contest here. Each pumpkin entry may only win in 1 category.)  








Entry 10
(The above pumpkin carving entry combined the BF and GA Symbols on one pumpkin: "Breastfeeding for All, Circumcision for None." You can view the GA Pumpkin Carving Contest here. Each pumpkin entry may only win in 1 category.)








Entry 11







Entry 12







Entry 13







Entry 14







Entry 15


(The above pumpkin carving entry combined the BF and GA Symbols on one pumpkin: "Breastfeeding for All, Circumcision for None." You can view the GA Pumpkin Carving Contest here. Each pumpkin entry may only win in 1 category.)  





Entry 16
(The above pumpkin carving entry combined the BF and GA Symbols on one pumpkin: "Breastfeeding for All, Circumcision for None." You can view the GA Pumpkin Carving Contest here. Each pumpkin entry may only win in 1 category.)  


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For a little related fun...

Christina found a great new use for the ubiquitously myth-filled and torrentially-sponsored ParentsAmerican Baby and Parenting magazines:



6 comments:

  1. I've got a range of skills but sadly pumpkin-carving isn't one of them :(

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  2. They're all so great! I think I like 14 the best. Tough decision. :)

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  3. I also like 14 the best but it really was a hard decision.

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  4. Loved them all and it was hard to choose but 9 was my fav! I love the lactivist/intactivist pumpkin together!

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