You hear a lot about judgement of breastfeeding mummies; horror stories of being told to cover up, asked to feed in toilets and being ostracised by society. There are huge campaigns to normalise breasfeeding which is a great thing, however I have to say I have never once felt judged for feeding my child until I started to bottle feed.
So this is definitely the beginning of the end of our breastfeeding journey. Henry will be 21 weeks at the weekend and he is just too hungry. After a horrendous few days last month when he was latched for 17 hours in 24 and still upset, over the past few weeks in addition to his bedtime bottle, we have been introducing bottles at the times which will become his meals: 9am, 1pm and 5pm. What I have as a result is… Keep Reading
Rosie from over at Everything’s Rosie and George is doing an amazing series at the moment on newborn feeding and I wanted to get involved by writing about my own journey so far. I recommend you also head over there (once you are finished here of course) and take a look.
At 38 weeks it’s time to start considering the practicalities and one of the things I didn’t really consider last time was breastfeeding friendly clothes until they were needed. Maternity clothing does always translate and do the job therefore this time when I looking over what I had left from the bear, it was clear I needed to replenish my basics as all I have is a few black vests leftover. I hit the usual places; Mothercare, H&M etc but… Keep Reading