Before becoming a mom, I didn’t really know much about breastfeeding.
When I got pregnant, I began learning about the science and the medical benefits for me and baby. I was amazed at the information; it was eye-opening. I looked forward to sharing the experience with my child, but I wanted to go into it with an open mind. Seeing so many moms struggle to breastfeed made me keep my expectations in check.
I knew that I wanted to breastfeed, but if it didn’t happen, it didn’t mean I was a failure as a mom.
Fast forward a few years, and suddenly I was learning how to wean a toddler. I never expected to breastfeed my baby for over two years, but that’s what happened. [Read more…] about What No One Told Me About Breastfeeding, Part 1