Re: Deciding not to breast feed in advancei
Originally Posted by Heather8183
Because number 1, it's no one else's business how they decide to feed their kid. And, because number 2, to the bolded, it's not like that for everyone. I know women who have driven themselves to the depths of ppd trying to bf their kids so they're not judged as harshly as you've done. It's not all rainbows and unicorns to everyone.
At one point we were using a feeding tube attached to a syringe, under a nipple shield, so that DD thought she was getting milk from me. It was awful!! And I hated every single minute of it. I never enjoyed my nursing relationship.
Fortunately I pumped for 3 months and gave DD breastmilk through a bottle. Without that pump though I would have moved straight to formula.
Wife of 6 years to DH, Momma to DD (3), and expecting Baby Girl #2 in May 2015