Today I have a guest post on Intoxicated on Life. Trisha has a series of guest posts highlighting moms and breastfeeding. If you’re a breastfeeding mother or soon to be mother this series is for you! Navigating the Booby Trap is a series by experienced moms looking to pass their breastfeeding tips and wisdom on to you. I share my story about attempting to breastfeed Bear. Please visit the link here and read our story and how we accepted what God's plan was for us.
I began nursing immediately upon my daughter’s birth. It was such natural thing; mother and daughter continuing their attachment after birth. She was born at 7:15 am and we all thought everything was progressing naturally and without incident.
The first night was horrible though. My wee babe refused to sleep and wanted to feed constantly and when I asked the nurse I was assured her latch was good and she was “cluster feeding.”..... (Read more...)