Breastfeeding is a very personal thing and every woman with a child has her own story about why she breastfeeds, why she stopped breastfeeding or why she formula fed from the start.
My story begins years before I even fell pregnant, when my, (then boyfriend), husband and I were discussing having children in the future. I just knew that when the time came, I wanted to feed my child myself. After all, breast is best, right?!
Once I fell pregnant, I started to find out as much as I could about breastfeeding. I went to a breastfeeding workshop at the hospital where they talked about all the benefits of breastfeeding; passing on antibodies to your child, bonding, how it’s tailored just for them and gives them everything they need. We talked about different reasons why people usually fail at breastfeeding – for example, they may think they’re not producing