I am a breastfeeding mother and I won't be true if I say the journey from being expected to lactating is a smooth one. However, it is a glorious one indeed. After one year of successful breastfeeding, including the initial six months of exclusive breastfeeding, here are snippets of mommy wisdom that I wish I knew when I started my breastfeeding journey.
At times we mothers start to doubt our ability to feed our baby. But as you see your baby grow stronger and stronger every day your trust in your body's ability will be restored. Every single day of breastfeeding is like an iron foundation of a strong mother.
The journey of months of hopelessness, engorgement, milk overflow, stained t shirts, occasional public spectacle, feeding marathons is tough but seeing your little one grow stronger and happier with the nourishment and protection of breastfeeding is indeed empowering. Breastfeeding is tough yet emancipating.
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