Breastfeeding

Blessed art thou and blessed is the mother that hath nursed thee.

Bahá’u’lláh, Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 252

The fears and agitation which the revelation of this law provokes in men's hearts should indeed be likened to the cries of the suckling babe weaned from his mother's milk, if ye be of them that perceive.

Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 175

The sincere soul longeth for nearness to God even as the suckling babe yearneth for its mother's breast, nay more ardent is his longing, could ye but know it!

Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, p. 206

Thus, ere thou didst issue from thy mother's womb, I destined for thee two founts of gleaming milk . . .

Bahá’u’lláh, The Persian Hidden Words 29

For example, from the beginning of his life you can see in a nursing child the signs of desire, of anger, and of temper.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Bahá’í World Faith, p. 320

O Thou peerless Lord! Let this suckling babe be nursed from the breast of Thy loving-kindness, guard it within the cradle of Thy safety and protection and grant that it be reared in the arms of Thy tender affection.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Bahá’í Prayers, p. 33