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Why don't most parents breastfeed since there are a lot of benefits to it?

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Svetlana98usa

Asked by Svetlana98usa at 11:07 PM on Sep. 21, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i am going to guess convenience for most.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 11:08 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Okay, go away. Now you're being a troll. Enough with the BF questions now. We get what your preference is.
    aliceryannesmom

    Answer by aliceryannesmom at 11:08 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • I absolutely loved breastfeeding my now 2 yr old so much so that my 2 week old is being breastfed again. I deal with the pain of it because i know the proven health benefits of it. Id suffer any day to have healthy children :)
    newmommyjazz

    Answer by newmommyjazz at 11:11 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • THEY DO IT JUST TO PISS PEOPLE LIKE YOU OFF
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:11 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • I wouldn't guess convenience. Breastfeeding is way more convenient. We all have different lifestyles. Breastfeeding just doesn't fit into all of them. (I do breastfeed, but I know a lot of people who don't, and I don't think less of them as parents for it.)
    GingerMom33

    Answer by GingerMom33 at 11:13 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Again some women can't BF..

    (You seem like a closed minded person )'
    You seem like a child trying to start drama
    Claudiomom

    Answer by Claudiomom at 11:14 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Most parents start out breastfeeding but end up bottle feeding because they actually have to sit down and let that child feed, which gives the mom much needed breaks. They also don't give their nipples time to firm up and it can be very painful at first especially when the nipples break open or crack. People get tired of pumping if they go back to work. They claim they did'nt have enough milk as an excuse for not feeding anymore. The dad doesn't get to feed baby unless milk is pumped. But breastfeeding is the best thing in the world and I would recommend it to anyone that wants to have a baby.
    Momabear455

    Answer by Momabear455 at 11:16 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • theres nothing wrong with formula feeding
    AWebber212

    Answer by AWebber212 at 11:20 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Can she not ask why? Geeze people.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:24 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • I did breastfeed... I HATED EVERY SECOND OF IT FOR A FULL 36 MONTHS!!!!

    If someone doesn't want to or can't - how is it any of your business?
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:26 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

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