With World Breastfeeding Week upon us it got me thinking about my own breastfeeding journey. The ups, the downs and all the people and things that helped ensure my success in breastfeeding my sons (chronicled here in The Unsung Heroes of Breastfeeding).
I feel like everything I see or read on social media regarding breastfeeding is to the extreme. You should always wear a cover in public. You should never use a nursing cover. You should nurse exclusively. You should make sure your baby takes a bottle. You should pump. You should supplement with formula. You should do EVERYTHING in your power to keep your milk supply up.
There is no SHOULD in breastfeeding
Everyone’s journey is uniquely theirs. [Continue reading…]