So my DD is now 6 years old and when she was born I breastfed her for only 2 months. There was a number of reasons it was short lived, I was young and embarrassed of doing it in public, my supply was huge at the beginning and then started to dry up, about that time our apartment burned down and I didn't take the time to go to a doctor or have any breast feeding consultation and to be honest I just didn't put forth the effort I could have if I was 100% dedicated. I will be 9 weeks pregnant tomorrow and I am completely dedicated to doing it right this time and I don't wanna mess it up. I have a few questions for you breastfeeding mamas.
Do you use a pacifier or just let your baby use you as a pacifier? It is better to use a pump or strictly breast? If you don't pump what do you do if you become painfully full? How long can you exclusively breastfeed before introducing cereal/baby food?
Also any tips or advice is greatly appreciated, I still have a long way to go, but it's nice to be prepared!
on Dec. 19, 2013 at 8:31 PM