For The 1st Time Nursers
I know that breastfeeding a child is an expectation most mothers have when thinking about sustaining their child. There is seriously no better way to bond with your little one and develop that trusting security that says, “I’m your Mom, and I’m responsible for you.”
Although nursing seems like a magical and intimate experience you share with your child, the reality is… it hurts!! I remember engorgement, raw nipples, and then there was pumping which felt like breastfeeding was punishment. All of the pain I went through was worth it to share those moments with my son until he grew teeth and bit me.
I wanted to share some tips that helped me while I was on my breastfeeding journey.
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Mom Hack: Purchase a cheap snug fitted sports bra and cut holes vertically where your nipples are set. You can insert plastic filters and save yourself 20-30 dollars.
Mom Hack: So you’re exhausted, and breastfeeding has left you with no time for anything else. Time to call in reinforcements aka formula. I know you might be anti-formula, but if your child isn’t getting the nutrients they need to bulk up, you have to put your pride aside and feed them.
Juanita C. Clare
Just a new mother to an amazing little boy learning things as we grow.