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i silently judge women who never even try to breastfeed. edit, edit again

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why wouldnt you at least try? at least for 6 weeks? if you cant ok but why not try?

edit: if you didn't breastfeed because of health reasons, having to be on amedication, stuff like that then i do not judge you. I am talking about perfectly healthy capable women who do not even want to try because they think its gross or wrong or whatever stupid excuse. i do not know peoplese situation unless they tell me, but a lot of people have straight up said to me "omg i think its so weird, i didnt even try." or "omg i hated it, i tried for a week but then it was just too hard and i gave up" obviously they didnt give it a real try.

it took us 3 months to establish breastfeeding! i had to try hard. breastfeeding takes a can do attitude, for me trying to pursue breastfeeding was my very first lesson to my child, "never give up on something you know is right" and that is the type of role model i want to be for my son, someone who can stand up and do what is right now matter how "hard" it is. 

edit again: OMG this post got featured!!! sorry that made me kinda excited ive never been featured before. haha.

look, if you gave breastfeeding an honest try, then i think thats great and i understand it doesnt always work, but if you didnt even try, then yes i do not understand why you would not want the best for your child. im leaving adoptive moms out of this because it is harder for them, but i do want to add adoptive moms can breastfeed too. but it seems like not everyone knows that..actually most of you seem extremely uneducated about breastfeeding and that is really part of the problem. i almost stopped because everyone toldme i just "couldnt breastfeed" and that was not the case, i just had to do more research, seek out support, and finally after 3 months iwas able to breastfeed my son. ive also read a lot about women who felt  uncomfortable doing it because they didnt want to hide, you shouldnt have to hide! our society is screwed up...

Posted by Anonymous on Sep. 22, 2012 at 2:35 AM
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by on Sep. 22, 2012 at 4:43 AM
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Me too, especially the ones who claim they only want the best for their children.
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by on Sep. 22, 2012 at 4:48 AM
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 I don't silently judged woman who don't try to breastfeed, I'm pretty open about it.

I honestly feel bad for babies who's mother's don't do what best for them. You are screwing up as a parent at the very beginning of baby's life.


by Anonymous 11 on Sep. 22, 2012 at 5:16 AM
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I do the same thing. Im 18 and my dd is 8months. Iv ebf from the beginning
by Anonymous 12 on Sep. 22, 2012 at 8:12 AM
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how do you know why a stranger is not breastfeeding?

by Ruby Member on Sep. 22, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Because I didn't want to try end of story.

by Ruby Member on Sep. 22, 2012 at 8:15 AM
Do you just come out and ask people if they tried? How would you know that they didn't try?
by on Sep. 22, 2012 at 8:16 AM

And let me say those women don't give two shits

by on Sep. 22, 2012 at 8:17 AM

Everybody is judgemental about something.  Meh...if you were going for bitchy OP you could have at least been original.

by Anonymous 13 on Sep. 22, 2012 at 8:17 AM
by Ruby Member on Sep. 22, 2012 at 8:17 AM
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Quoting Anonymous:

I silently gave all my fucks away years ago.

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