My doc said I have perfect breasts for breastfeeding. Which I wanted to do til my son was a year old and would be able to eat solids exclusively and have cows milk. I also want the bonding... But a lot of people... my FAMILY have been making me feel bad about wanting to BF. My own grandmother told me it's sick to let my kids hang off the tit. She said she expects me to cut him off at 5 months. I told her it's not her choice and she got mad at ME! Everybody in my family keeps telling me that formula was made so women wouldn't have to breastfeed.... I'm going to be a SAHM too, so I'll have all the time in the world to BF. I guess I'm just venting and want a kind word.
Answer by emturner at 10:31 PM on Oct. 27, 2008
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Answer by Anonymous at 10:32 PM on Oct. 27, 2008
Like you told your grandmother...It's not her choice or anyone else's! Breasts were made to breastfeed. Formula is a substitute for woman who can't breastfeed or choose not to. You are choosing what is best for the baby. Stick to your guns and breastfeed as long as you want and can. Ideally at least a year, but two weeks is better than not at all.
Do what you want, your baby, your breasts...
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