I've been breastfeeding for 7 months, and everything is going fine. It has been pretty easy for me[she had a perfect latch from the getgo, shes very healthy, I have good supply etc].
But I am getting tired of it.
I am tired of getting up 3 times a night. I'm tired of having to stop what I'm doing every hour in the day to nurse.
The other night I just gave my daughter a bottle of formula in the middle of the night. It was so much easier. She just lied there on my bed and drank it, and I was able to change her diaper while she drank! So there was no big fit, and there was no struggle to get her back to bed.
I don't want to quit breastfeeding. But ahh I wish I could just take a week off lol.
I know this sounds incredibly selfish...I know that I have to do whats best for her. And I know I shouldn't have had a child if I didn't want to make sacrifices.
I need some encouragement here...Anyone else ever just want to give up?
Asked by Anonymous at 10:55 PM on Oct. 8, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)
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Answer by Anonymous at 11:07 PM on Oct. 8, 2009
Oh I wanted to many many times. . . I fought through those urges and continued to BF until 18 months. Is there any way you can pump and have a bottle or two available so someone else can take a feeding and you can go out for some Me time? It was a life saver for me to have my hubby take care of Chris for a few hours 1 day a week so I could take an on campus class and have some adult interaction (I'm a SAHM).
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