Breastfeeding is Awesome, but Some of Us Can’t

Before I get going with this, I want to reiterate that I am not an expert, specialist, lactation guru, professional, or anything other than a mother that tried breastfeeding and failed.

Breastfeeding is great for babies, no doubt, but I feel like women are pressured and made to feel guilty if they either choose not to breastfeed, or can’t.

I always thought I would be that mother that breastfed my baby for a year or so. Formula stinks, it’s expensive, and it’s not natural. Breast milk doesn’t make baby’s spit ups and poops stink, it’s free, and it’s totally natural! Why wouldn’t I want to breastfeed my baby?

Of course, if things had gone according to plan for me, this blog wouldn’t exist, now would it?

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Due Date Shmue Date

My little man was due today, June 21st.

Ha!

My little man was born April 7th instead.

One of the (many) things I was upset about missing out on, was Kaden’s monthly pictures. I had taken pictures of my niece every month for her first year of life, in the same chair. I’m sure you’ve seen what I’m talking about on Pinterest.

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