I wholeheartedly support breastfeeding.  I have breastfed 4 children (still breastfeeding the 4th) and I have lots of things to share with you!  Stay tuned...


Why I Breastfeed.

 I have 4 children and with each one I struggled with the decision to breastfeed or not.  I know breastfeeding is best for my babies.  I know the bond between breastfeeding mother and breastfed baby is intense.
So, why the struggle?  Well, I'm a bit clumsy :oP so I don't like breastfeeding in public.  I know the pain of clogged ducts, thrush and mastitis.  I know the emotional and physical fatigue of being an around the clock milk machine.  I know the tears shed over trying to get a baby to latch correctly.  I know the struggle to increase a low milk supply.  And I know the disapproving glares of the doctors when baby isn't gaining 'enough' weight based on their formula fed baby charts.
The truth is... (more...)

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