In light of it being International Breastfeeding Week next week, I thought it might be a good time to discuss our short-lived breastfeeding journey.
This isn’t an easy post for me to write. 1,780 more words
I am a mother of a 3 1/2 month-old boy, and I do not breastfeed. It took me about three months to be able to say that sentence without feeling like I need to crawl under a rock and hide afterwards. 1,330 more words
Breastfeeding conjures images of a mother and a baby, skin-to-skin, unfettered by technology. Many people believe that breastfeeding is instinctual, second nature, effortless. In reality, breastfeeding is a skill that humans, like other primates, acquire through social learning 2,491 more words