What I Know Now – The Parenting Learning Curve

I breastfed each of my children, but the circumstances varied with each one of them. My two youngest children were exclusively breastfed for nearly a year, but my oldest two children were not. It was always my goal to breastfeed exclusively for at least a year, and hopefully longer. I felt societal pressure to do this, but I also wanted to make the choice that I felt was healthiest for my children. Today I realize that breastfeeding doesn’t always work out the way we want it to. It can be difficult, painful and sometimes we need to supplement. My...

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