The Sadness Of Not Being Able To Breastfeed My Babies – My Breastfeeding Story

This week is World Breastfeeding Week 2017. A week dedicated to promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding. I agree with it wholeheartedly. But this week has made me sad. Because I still have issues about the fact that I was not able to breastfeed my babies. Little Miss H is now four years old. But even after all this time, I feel guilt that I was not able to breastfeed. And I feel a tug in my heart every time I see or read about someone breastfeeding successfully. I don’t want to cause offence by writing this post. And I don’t want to be labelled a bad mother because I was unable to breastfeed my children. I want to write this post to encourage everyone to be more supportive of one another. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Harper Lee,┬áTo Kill a Mockingbird When I was bottle feeding in public or even among friends and other mums, I was always paranoid that they were judging me for feeding my babies formula. I felt self-conscious and a failure. Taking my children to … Continue reading The Sadness Of Not Being Able To Breastfeed My Babies – My Breastfeeding Story