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The Bitch that is Breastfeeding

Pictured above: My son, hours old, and how he felt about breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is a bitch. There, I said it. Obviously, not the case for everyone, but for way more women than I had ever heard about before I had kids. 1,536 more words


I Couldn't Breastfeed... and That's OK

It felt like throughout my pregnancy, whenever I walked through any room in a hospital or at the GP Surgery the only thing I noticed was the constant bombardment of “Breast is Best” posters plastered over every wall. 1,103 more words


Disagreeing with Doctors

I’m not advocating ignoring medical advice. We have accepted 99.9% of what we have been told. In fact we have only really stood our ground and refused something once (and we turned out to be right so it was all good anyway). 903 more words


Why I Chose to Breastfeed

I chose to breastfeed.

I never felt pressured to breastfeed by health professionals, I never felt pressured by myself to breastfeed, I felt very lucky to have it come to me very naturally. 888 more words


Feeding A (almost) Toddler

Feeding this little girl was SO much easier when she just needed breast milk! As she transitions into a toddler I can definitely tell she is much less interested in full bottles and is much more interested in real food! 626 more words


Baby Bottles Are Not Exact Measuring Devices

This is not new information, but a good reminder that exact measuring devices should be used when preparing formula. The “measurement lines” on bottles are only suggestions made by the bottle manufacturers. 14 more words

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