Boring but useful alert 👶🏼👍🏻 here is my bedside Mum Station! It’s everything I need to hand when I’m feeding bubba in the wee hours, when hubby is snoring his ass off & I want to punch him in the throat but that’s another rant for another day! 😏
I think this would have helped me prepare when I was preggo so hoping it will help others! It’s not insta pretty but I’m keeping it real 🙌🏻
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6 months ~ off bloody hard work to purely breastfeed our gorgeous wee Nina. From a nasty tongue tie and fussy feeding for her to some pretty rough postnatal for me, we haven't had the easiest or most enjoyable road at times and I definitely commend those who have breastfed their kids because having done it now, let's be honest, there is nothing natural about having something gobbling on your nipples for 4 hours a day! I told my midwife after 2 days that I wanted to give up breastfeeding and now, 185 days later, I finally feel that the
Mum's seem to constantly carry guilt or judgment. Maybe it's from how you gave birth, whether you work or the BIG one, how you fed your child. We all have guilt at one point or another but here's the thing, don't push that guilt or self judgment onto someone else in anger.
The choice in how you feed your infant is just that, YOURS.
My breastfeeding choices, achievements and struggles are no reflection on you or your choices. Each one of us are on a different journey and you need to own yours, not just the triumphs but the struggles too.
One of my favorite pictures Josh has ever taken. I'm trying to wean Finn but man, it's been extremely hard. The guilt I've felt over cutting him off is intense. We pulled over to all get a juice this morning and all Finn wanted was to find comfort in his mama. If I'm gonna nurse, there's no better place than on Maui 🌴🍍