My neighbor is a chain smoker and she was breastfeeding her newborn (who was constantly spitting up and not gaining any weight).
The lady would finish a smoke and literally in the same swift hand motion, light up another.
I begged, pleaded, kicked and screamed. I asked her to STOP smoking, because I like the idea that she was breastfeeding. She refused, so my only other alternative was to beg her look into milk banks or formula.
She let me in on the fact that she did indeed put the baby on formula. Said she was not comfortable with someone else's milk in the babies mouth. Understandable.
He's gaining weight and he looks so good.
This was a partial vent and partial question. My question is: Did I do the right thing intervening? Would you have done the same.
PS: How many of you ladies were mislead or jumped to conclusions based on the headline? LoL
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